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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    Anonymous Coward, 3 Jan 2008 @ 11:10am

    Re: Some one should install

    Ahmadinejad isn't very bright, his period in office is almost over, and he's full of hot air, so I'm not worried about him. I'm more worried about who the Americans will put in office next. There's a lot of BAs (Business Assholes, to quote George Carlin) and unsavory characters I wouldn't trust with a butter knife let alone the entire world's fate, that are competing for that title: Guiliani, Romney, and Clinton are prime examples.
    But there are a few that generate some optimism in my book, Gravel, Kucinich, and Obama provide us with some hope for the world's future! I'll keep my fingers crossed.

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