Stuxnet Worm Attack Resurfaces in Iran
Now, according to the AP, Stuxnet has cropped up again, and again the unfortunate parties on the business end of the malware are in Iran. Reportedly, the worm has attacked more industrial targets, including a nuclear power plant, in the southern part of the country.
Stuxnet (L) and derivative Flame (R)
Civil defense chief Ali Akbar Akhavan revealed the attacks, also noting that the country’s computer experts were able to fight off the bug.
The AP report also noted that the Iranian government believes the attacks are part of a U.S-Israeli effort to undermine Iran’s nuclear program.