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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  1. identicon
    Miler, 3 Jan 2008 @ 9:01am

    Follow the money

    That's exactly why Iran wants spyware on Israeli computers. Didn't you know that Jews have all the money, they've pilfered billions from the Muslim nations and hidden it away. What better way to get it back than to get yourself a backdoor into Jewish computers and capture some of those top-secret, well guarded, account numbers and passwords. It's genius I tell ya, genius!

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