Skip to comments.Iran Hints at Cyber Attacks on Their Centrifuge Production Facility
Posted on 07/06/2020 7:03:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Iran is stewing over the potential loss of its most advanced centrifuge production plant after some kind of explosion and fire severely damaged it.
Naturally, the Iranians are being pretty closemouthed about the incident. They haven’t said much about the fire and explosion at what was suspected to be a nuclear research facility in the mountains outside of Tehran, either.
But it’s hard to hide what happened at Natanz — the nuclear facility with the highest-profile in the country. And Iran is hinting that the destruction of its advanced centrifuge plant might have been caused by some kind of variation of the Stuxnet cyber virus.
Iran is claiming a fire and possible explosion at its Natanz nuclear plant on July 2 could have been caused by a cyberattack, and is threatening retaliation in response.
Irans Atomic Energy Organization has confirmed an incident had taken place at the nuclear site where in 2010, a highly-sophisticated nation state cyberattack was orchestrated by the U.S. and Israel, now known as Stuxnet.
Iranian officials believe they know the cause.
At first, the agency didnt provide information about how the new incident had happenedor reveal how much damage was done underground where most assembly work on the nuclear centrifuges takes placebut it shared a picture of the burnt-out building.
Now, Iran says it is aware of the cause of the incident but will not reveal this information due to security considerations, according to a Reuters report.
Israel is having a great time — not confirming or denying any sabotage. But the way Israeli officials are couching their denials shows that someone in Mossad has a sense of humor.
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Thats a a shame.
Read somewhere else that the cyber attack on Iran was in retaliation to a Iranian cyber attack on Israel’s water supply that if successful would have raised the chlorine level in the water to unsafe levels.
The problem with cyber attacks on facilities that are almost entirely off-grid when it comes to internet connections is that it can take a long time for the virus to migrate to a critical system. IOW’s if you’re hoping for an effect-on-target in a particular time frame, you could be disappointed.
Trump could regime change Iran very easily.
The ‘students’ were ready to revolt before Odumbass took over as president here, and he put an end to that.
They would be wary to trust us again, but it should be a first priority in his second term.
True, hence the security issues with not clicking on unknown links, etc.
Iran -cough, Mossad- has the worst luck.
Pretty much any really smart kid with an internet connection can destroy an enemy. Almost worked in “War Games”.
Stuxnet- The Sequal?
Naturally, the Iranians are being pretty closemouthed about the incident. They havent said much about the fire and explosion at what was suspected to be a nuclear baby milk facility in the mountains outside of Tehran, either.
Bibi knows everything....... he has all the files
Stuxnet part 2?
It was a bomb.
Should set them back about 2 years.
Here’s a better look at the complete damage:
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