Thursday, December 27, 2012

Who Is Launching A Spree Of Cyber Attacks Against Iran?

A suspected uranium-enrichment facility near Qom, 156 km southwest of Tehran, in this September 27, 2009 satellite photograph released by DigitalGlobe. Photo: REUTERS/DigitalGlobe

Iran Blames US And Israel For Spree Of Cyber Attacks -- Sydney Morning Herald

Iran has reported a spree of new cyber attacks, saying foreign enemy hackers have tried in recent months to disrupt computer systems at a power plant and other industries in a strategically important southern coastal province, as well as a Culture Ministry information centre.

Accounts of the attacks in the official media did not specify who was responsible, when they were carried out or how they were thwarted.

But they strongly suggested that the attacks had originated in the United States and Israel, which have been engaged in a shadowy struggle of computer sabotage with Iran in a broader dispute over whether Iran's nuclear energy program is for peaceful or military use.

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My Comment:
They are probably right.

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