Did It Really Take Over A Year For Security Companies To Realize That Iranian Prez's Blog Installs Trojans?

from the seems-a-bit-slow dept

Someone who apparently prefers to remain anonymous submitted to us the news that Israeli security companies are warning people to stay away from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's blog, as it installs some spyware. What struck me as odd about that story was that this is not news at all. In fact, it was widely reported in the weeks following the launch of Ahmadinejad's blog. The blog watches to see if your IP address is from Israel and then tries to install the spyware (if you're using Windows). So, why is it suddenly being reported in Israel that this is happening, when it was well known about a year and a half ago? Isn't that a little late to try to get the warning out?

Filed Under: iran, israel, mahmoud ahmadinejad, security, trojans


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    Hellfang, 3 Jan 2008 @ 8:37am

    Re: Just for me

    That's hilarious. If your IP is from Israel it installs spyware .. lool
    what would Iran do with information about Israeli citizens shopping preferences and their most played mp3s?
    I mean, its not that easy to infect a Mossad agent's computer, is it? Ahmadinejad is too funny.

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