Eurasia / Tech

#bneTech: Kazakhstan attempts to spy on citizens’ web use via encryption-busting Qaznet Trust Certificate

bne IntelliNews July 24, 2019

This "is about surveillance, not security" says IT executive, urging browser-makers such as Mozilla and Google to intervene. Move comes following big anti-regime protests during election.

TEHRAN BLOG: Iran did it because Mad Uncle Donald says so

bne IntelliNews June 14, 2019

Trump, seen by the Iranians as not even fit to run a chip shop, points his gnarled finger at the Islamic Republic following the tanker attacks.

KAZAKHSTAN PROTESTS: 'Spetsnaz special forces' units round up election observers at arena

bne IntelliNews June 11, 2019

‘Fake presidential poll’ demonstrations continue over June 10-11 as shoo-in Tokayev officially wins office as Nazarbayev’s successor.

Iran erecting native firewall amid fears of intensified Israeli, US cyberwarfare

bne IntelliNews May 17, 2019

Since the Stuxnet virus wrought havoc at its Natanz nuclear site, Iranian university scientists have stepped up efforts to protect industry and infrastructure.

Samsung Electronics says rumours of impending departure from Iran are false

bne IntelliNews April 25, 2019

In message to Iranian tech websites company says it “highly values its family of fans and consumers” in the country.