Friday, August 30, 2013

Syrian Gov't Looking to Hire Hackers and DFIR engineers

Syria's Ministry of Communications and Technology website is soliciting "experts in the field of Informatics" including in the areas of ethical hacking, computer forensics, incident response, malware analysis, etc. Here's a copy of the original web page in Arabic and the machine translation to English (via Google Translate). If you click on the image, you'll be able to read it better:

Other than this being Syria, it's not unusual for a nation state in today's network-centric environment to want to develop these disciplines. On the other hand, this being Syria, it's hard to imagine anything other than malicious intent for their "ethical hackers".


"Non-lethal Option for Syria: Interrupt Energy and Telecommunications Services"
"Syrian Electronic Army's Latin American Connection"
"Syrian Electronic Army: Background, Operations, Gov't Affiliations"

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