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Submission + - Iranian State Goes Offline to Avoid Cyber-Attacks (ibtimes.co.uk)

DavidGilbert99 writes: "The Iranian minister for telecommunication has said that the government will be taking key ministries and state agencies offline in the next month to protect sensitive information from cyber-attacks.

However this move is just the initial step in an 18 month plan to take the country off the world wide web, and replace it with a state-controlled intranet."

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Iranian State Goes Offline to Avoid Cyber-Attacks

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