Posts tagged “Iran”
The FBI is investigating Chinese telecoms equipment-maker ZTE over allegations it sold banned US computer gear to Iran, according to a report.
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.
Source: Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica
It’s no secret that American sanctions against Iran aren’t bulletproof (just ask all the iPhone vendors in Tehran).
Source: Radio Free Europe
The website of Iran’s state television news channel says hackers are responsible for the results of its recent poll, in which the majority of respondents said they were in favor of the country halting its uranium-enrichment.
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.