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Facebook 'Most Hateful Espionage Tool,' Says Iranian Cyber Cop

april 26

Head of North Khorasan Province's cyber police, Colonel Yali, has said that "Facebook is the most hateful espionage tool in the world," Young Journalists Club (YJC) website reported on 25 April.

According to YJC, speaking at a cyber space crimes and punishment conference held at Payam-e Nur University in Bojnurd, Yali said that "Facebook is USA's most dangerous intelligence war weapon."

He said that general training, information dissemination and confronting cyber crimes is one of the priorities for North Khorasan Province's police.

The report added that Yali urged the organizations, institutes and various bodies to pay enough attention to the security of their networks and systems, and he also talked about the advantages and disadvantages of using blogs, Facebook and chat rooms.

Originally published by Iranian Young Journalists' Club website, Tehran, in Persian 25 Apr 13.

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