Featured Articles

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia has finally revealed the shipping date of its Shield Tablet 32GB in 4G LTE flavour and in case you pre-order…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 09:32

Iran and North Korea sign cyber treaty

Written by Nick Farrell



Co-operating against US malware

Iran and North Korea have formed a cyber pact which they claimed is designed to throw off Western aggression and malware.

Observers had already noted that the two international pariahs were cuddling up and signed a number of cooperation agreements on science and technology. The fact that both were subject to international sanctions and had little technology to offer each other meant that the move was pretty symbolic. But when you have Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Dalek, Kim Yong Nam, pointing out that the enemy of his enema is his friend and the two aligned goals people should be taking a little more notice.

Security firm F-Secure believes Iran and North Korea may be uniting to fight government-sponsored malware attacks such as Duqu, Flame, and Stuxnet. F-Secure security chief Mikko Hypponen said that both of these countries have clear interest in improving their cyber capability. And both of them have massive armies. Iran and North Korea have both armies that are among the 10 largest in the world.

Israel and the US have been involved in the development of at least one of three pieces of malware which have hit Iran and possibly all three. North Korea has a couple of ancient PCs and it uses these to attack South Korea with the Morris Worm.

Nick Farrell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments