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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    chris mcelroy, 3 Jan 2008 @ 5:31am

    Just for me

    This post was written just for me since by some of the comments I am the only one on the planet that did not know this.

    Now I know not to go to the irnaian president's blog. I learned two things. I also learned he had a blog.

    So someday I could have just been stumbling along and landed on his blog and then where would I be?

    This post has saved my life. Really!

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