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Cyber attack claims by Iranian news agency due to sensitive poll results

In an Internet survey conducted by the Iranian state television’s Shabakeye Khabar (News Network), conducted on June 3, 2012, 63 percent of respondents said that they would like to see a stop to uranium enrichment activity in order to halt sanctions against the country. The network later claimed that the results were manipulated by hackers.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch: June 29 – July 5, 2012

A roundup of cyber news from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This week’s post includes, WikiLeak’s release of information on Syria, cyber-defence in Iran, blogger arrests in Morocco, as well as cyber surveillance across the region.

Middle East and North Africa CyberWatch: June 22 – 29, 2012

A roundup of cyber news from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This week’s post covers media crackdowns in Sudan, cyber defense preparation in Iran, the release of a human rights activist in Bahrain, news from Syria and post-election Egypt, as well as updates on social media policing in the region.

Iran CyberWatch: June 4-8, 2012

This week in Iran Cyber Watch: Iranian reaction to Flame malware, National Information Network, National Email, The Supreme Council of Cyberspace and more.