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Army Ready To Mount Cyber Defense, Says General

June 07 2011


A top Iranian general says the army is prepared to strengthen its cyber capabilities and to protect the nation from cyber threats, reports Press TV.

"The instruments required for the presence in cyber space are being prepared by the Defense Industries of the Islamic Republic of Iran," said Brig. Gen. Ahmad Reza Pourdastan, the head of Iran's ground forces.

Iran's nuclear program was attacked by the Stuxnet worm last year, with Tehran blaming Israel and the U.S. for the...

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