Iran launches cyber attack

Monday - 3/14/2011, 9:40am EDT

Iranian hackers are launching cyber attacks. A state-owned Iranian newspaper says hackers working for the Revolutionary Guard have launched attacks on websites of "enemies" of Iran. A commander says Iran's cyber army is made up of university teachers, students and clerics. This comes just two months after Iran formed its first cyber police unit as they try to the upper hand in the digital world.

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