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Iran’s new methods of internet filtering puts users at risk

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

New concerns about the safety of internet communications have emerged following statements by Iranian authorities about the government’s utilization of new, more complex, and undetectable filtering methods. The new methods used by government organizations not only limit access to Internet websites, but they also put the users’ communication security at risk, making them vulnerable to hackers wishing to access their Internet communications. These new actions can allow the identities of users of hacked websites to be tracked, making their data available to government organizations, in addition to making it very easy for the hackers to access the users’ data.

 

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  • Published: 2 years ago on Wednesday, 5 February 2014
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: February 5, 2014 @ 11:49 am
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://persian.iranhumanrights.org/1392/11/filtering/

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