ZTE has come to an understanding with the US Department of Commerce. The Chinese company will pay a total record-setting amount in fines as it exported electronics and IT equipment to Iran and DPRK.
Government-linked hackers have targeted Iranian journalists, activists and other people, breaching Telegram accounts and absconding with 15 million phone numbers and IDs belonging to Iranian citizens.
NSA chief Admiral Mike Rogers was in Israel last week to discuss closer ties between the NSA and its Israeli counterpart, Unit 8200. The meeting came after the US DoJ charged seven Iranian hackers.
Thanks to Microsoft's feedback sites, we can get a small glimpse into the world of politics as citizens in Iran are asking Microsoft to make its products available in that country.
A leading cleric has issued a fatwa against high-speed internet, calling it "against Sharia and moral standards", but Iran's President Rouhani says that web access is vital for the younger generation.
An Iranian judge has ordered Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to defend against alleged privacy violations related to WhatsApp and Instagram, referring to him as "the Zionist director of Facebook".
Just a few weeks after Iran banned WhatsApp, calling Mark Zuckerberg - CEO of Facebook, which is acquiring the company - an "American Zionist", an Iranian court has now ordered a ban on Instagram.
A new report claims Iran plans to ban the use of Whatsapp due to the fact that it was acquired by Facebook, which is owned by what the country claims is a "zionist" in Mark Zuckerberg.
An Iranian scientist claims to have invented a machine that can predict what will happen to any person five to eight years in the future with "98 percent accuracy". Only in Rus... wait, Iran?!
In the lead-up to June's elections, Iran has 'upgraded' its firewall, which now blocks VPNs. Until now, VPNs were the primary way that Iranians circumvented the firewall to access sites like Facebook.
ZTE, a Chinese phone vendor, has been caught selling CISCO gear to Iran which goes against sanctions placed upon Iran and was planning to cover up the operation. Congress now wants to ban ZTE products
The Iranian government has removed the block on Gmail again after only a week, with ministers in parliament showing their dissent against the sudden loss of one of the most popular email services.
Iran may have just gone too far in its attempt to control the internet by blocking Gmail. People are turning to proxies, and even the Parliament is up in arms, as Iran promises an official replacement
A new report claims that Iran is getting ready to finally launch their rumored national Internet and block off official access to outside sites. Google and Gmail services are already being "filtered."
Blizzard has now admitted that its games, including its hit MMO World of Warcraft, are banned from being accessed by residents of Iran due to the sanctions against that country by the US government.
Kaspersky has identified a virus they identify as 'Gauss', which has been found to be focused on disrupting Middle Eastern computer systems and banking. The virus' sinister origins are questioned.
Iran's nuclear program has been infected with a new virus which seems to play excellent music at inopportune times, and has spread across two different Iranian facilities already.
The state-run television network of Iran has accused the UK-based British Broadcasting Corporation of hacking their website to alter a poll about Iran's nuclear program. The BBC denies the accusation.
A newly discovered malware, called Flame, has been in operation since 2010 and has apparently targets data centers in Middle Eastern countries. The malware could be state-sponsored.
Iranian oil infrastructures were hit by a cyber-attack during the last weekend. No permanent damages were done to the affected systems, the authorities say.
The government of Iran is now denying an earlier report that claimed it was preparing to block out access to the outside world's Internet services, claiming the first report was a hoax.
Iran plans to finally cut off access to the rest of the Internet sometime in August and replace it with a National Internet with its own internal online information services.
A new report claims that the government of Iran has postponed plans to launch a "national Internet" that would be cut off from the rest of the world from February to June 2012.
Iran's government has reportedly cut off all access to the Internet for its country's citizens as it possibly prepares to launched it own version that's firewalled from the outside Internet.
A Canadian developer has been sentenced to death in Iran's Revolutionary Court on charges of "designing and moderating adult content websites." This is the second high-profile ruling this month.
An American-born video game designer and former U.S. military serviceman has been sentenced to death in Iran's Revolutionary Court on charges of allegedly spying for the Central Intelligence Agency.
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