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
    SailorRipley, 8 Jan 2008 @ 10:56am

    Re: Re: Re: Some one should install

    Are you aware that although less than 5% of the worlds population lives in the USA, its head of state (its government, its big business,...take your pick) dictates a whole lot more than 5% of what goes on in the rest of the world...

    so maybe the rest of us should care and take an interest, especially since you mention "last time around", I think nobody can deny what a great "leader" Jr. has been

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