Stories about Iran from March, 2011
Iranian hacker claimed responsibility over an attack on Comodo, a Jersey City, N.J.-based company that issues digital SSL certificates used by websites to validate their identity to visitors. The hacker wrote “I have no relation to Iranian Cyber Army.”
Several Iranian bloggers react to the slogan of Syrian protesters during Wednesday's march where people chanted “Neither Iran, nor Hezbollah!” Syria is an ally of Iran and is also friendly with the militant group Hezbollah in Lebanon.
According to Cnet a malicious attacker that appears to be the Iranian government managed to obtain supposedly secure digital certificates that can be used to impersonate Google, Yahoo, Skype, and other major Web sites.
President Obama sent a Nowruz (Iranian New Year) message and said “though times may seem dark, I want you to know that I am with you.” Several Iranians write in social networking Balatarin, that Obama named several political prisoners.
The recent death of four park rangers in Iran has stirred Iranian environmental bloggers. The four men were shot dead in a village in Sanandaj in Iran's Kuridstan. Bloggers were invited by a leading pro-environment website, Green Wave (photo above) to write about the topic: “Iran's nature, a place where...
Ali Fazli, a Basij leader, said that Basij (Islamic Republic's militia) hackers will attack enemy web sites.
On Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - International Women's Day - Iranian protesters (both men and women) went to the streets in defiance of their country's Islamic regime. Female security forces were spotted by one blogger.
Kosoof, a leading Iranian photo-blogger has published several photos showing Tehran in winter.More here.
Iranian Green Movement asked people pour into streets on Tuesday to ask Islamist regime to free Iranian opposition leardes,Mir Hussein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi. Their wives were jailed too. Here is an invitation for demonstration in Rasht, an important northern city.
Several news sites and blogs inform us that Iranian women will demonstrate on Tuesday against discrimination and to support Green Movement. They will ask for freedom of political prisoners.
Demonstrations in Iran on Tuesday in Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, Tabriz, Mashhad and several other cities were sparked by reports this week that opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi have been jailed, a claim which is denied by the authorities.