Amin Sabeti

Blogger, Researcher in Iran’s Filternet & Security Consultant. Graduated from City University London.


Iran’s Startup Bubble


The word ‘startup’ has become ubiquitous in Iran and I have seen lots of events, workshops, etc. in which the word startup figures, the most famous being Startup Weekend.


Top 10 Passwords in Iran


In the last days of 2014, Facenama- an Iranian version of Facebook- was hacked by anonymous hacker(s) and details of more than 116,000 users were published.


‘5-second rule’ for Phishing


Since 2009, I have worked in the digital security sector and have been involved in training many people from a wide variety of background and countries. In…


Iranian government hackers hunting the political and civic activists


In past few weeks, different reports came out regarding hacking of Gmail accounts of Iranians inside the country…

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Back on 2nd May, I wrote an article about Iran’s startup bubble and made the point that the startup ecosystem in Iran is still in its infancy and…


Iran’s Startup Bubble


The word ‘startup’ has become ubiquitous in Iran and I have seen lots of events, workshops, etc. in which the word startup figures, the most famous being Startup Weekend.


Does Rouhani really support freer Internet?


When Hassan Rouhani became President of Iran, most Iranian users and media talked about the easing of Internet censorship under Rouhani’s…


When will Iran unblock social networks?

Iranian users cannot expect in the short term to open Facebook or Twitter without circumvention tools.


Why Google Reader was important for Iranians?

Google Reader was a circumvention tool.


Google Reader has been shut down today and to be honest, it’s not a big…