Cyberspace has become all pervasive. Every facet of a modern life has elements of cyberspace embedded in it. Therefore securing the cyberspace has become a necessity, which can no more be wished away. This space collate the news and views affecting the security of our cyberspace.
24 April 2012
Cyber war: Iran's oil ministry comes under attack
TEHRAN - Iran's oil ministry and its affiliates have come under a "cyber attack" and a specialised team has been assembled to confront it, Iranian media reported on Monday.
The Mehr news agency reported that the oil ministry website, as well as that of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), were targeted from Sunday.
Quoting a civil defence official at the ministry, it said a "cyber crisis committee" was established to fend off the attack.