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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    crackingboy, 3 Jan 2008 @ 11:51am

    You guys are idiots! Do you really think such a hoax has a base? No wonder why the guy wanted to stay anonymous!!! Ahmadinejad is a stupid character, but how the hell a political system wants to do something so childish?

    The only thing this blog does is too look at the IP and show a a relevant language. With all Anti-spyware and Anti-viruses and secure browsers, even a kid would be able to discover if a site is trying to mess with your system, no need of Israeli security analyzers!!

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