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Iran denies calling Zuckerberg to court

Despite earlier reports, it appears Facebook's CEO will not be called to court in Iran to answer questions on user privacy.

By May 28, 2014

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Iran demands Mark Zuckerberg's presence in court

It seems that, even in Iran, Facebook-owned apps like Instagram and WhatsApp are disturbing users about privacy. One judge wants the Facebook CEO to explain himself in person.

By May 27, 2014

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PayPal to pay $7.7 million fine over US sanctions

The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.

By March 26, 2015

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WhatsApp banned in Iran because Zuckerberg is Jewish?

Calling the Facebook CEO (and new owner of WhatsApp) an “American Zionist,” an Iranian censor blocks the popular messaging app.

By May 6, 2014

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Iran's cyberwarfare czar is allegedly assassinated

As the Middle East country beefs up its cyberforces, Mojtaba Ahmadi, the head of its Cyber War Headquarters, is said to be found with two bullet wounds near his heart.

By October 2, 2013

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Twitter's Jack Dorsey tweets it up with Iran's President Rouhani

The Twitter co-founder tweets a provocative question to Iran's president and gets a response that could mean a sign of change to come.

By October 1, 2013

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Batman vs Iron Man fan film looks awesome, but will it survive?

When the Joker gets out of jail, the impossible happens. Characters from DC and Marvel meet on the screen in a CGI extravaganza -- maybe.

By March 13, 2015

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Microsoft Windows update addresses FREAK flaw, Stuxnet worm

The fix comes less than a week after Redmond acknowledged vulnerability to decade-old encryption flaw.

By March 10, 2015

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NSA planted surveillance software on hard drives, report says

Security vendor Kaspersky outs a group capable of inserting spying software onto hard drives around the world, while Reuters fingers the NSA as the culprit.

By February 17, 2015

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Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking

North Korea has been blamed for one of the most destructive cyberattacks on a company in US history. It's just the latest in a string of hacks sanctioned and funded by governments.

By December 20, 2014