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A who's who of Mideast-targeted malware

What do Stuxnet, Duqu, Gauss, Mahdi, Flame, Wiper, and Shamoon have in common?

By Aug. 31, 2012

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Freaked out by Mideast militarization of social media? Don't be

commentary While the bullets and bombs are flying, a second war is being fought -- on social media. If you're surprised, you haven't been paying attention.

By Nov. 16, 2012

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Flame malware grills Mideast computers

week in review Massive virus targets systems in Iran, Windows 8 inches closer to launch. Also: A peek at iPhone 5?

By Jun. 1, 2012

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Behind the 'Flame' malware spying on Mideast computers (FAQ)

With possible ties to malware targeting Iran, the Flame spying software is seen as the latest cyber espionage attempt from a nation state.

By Jun. 4, 2012

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Two Mideast countries to ban BlackBerry functions

United Arab Emirates cites national security concerns in decision to prohibit key features on the device, a ban Saudi Arabia will reportedly also institute.

By Aug. 1, 2010

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Stef Wertheimer's tech road to Mideast peace

Israel's richest entrepreneur has a recipe that he believes can help end decades of regional strife. Now all he needs is time--and no small amount of luck to pull it off.

By Jun. 29, 2008

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Newly IDed 'MiniFlame' malware targets individuals for attack

A new malware variant related to the state-sponsored Flame and Gauss cyber-espionage tools can work on its own or team up with its brethren to conduct targeted surveillance, say researchers at Kaspersky Lab.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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Cyberwarfare gets real

For nearly a decade, think tanks and government officials in Washington D.C. have wrestled with the question of what cyberwar will look like. This year we found out.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Israel to hire pro-government tweeters and Facebookers

The Israeli government puts out a national call for university students to come work for its new social media project, which aims to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment.

By Aug. 14, 2013

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Stuxnet attacks Iran again, reports say

The worm apparently was aimed at a power plant and other sites in southern Iran but was thwarted.

By Dec. 25, 2012