24.12.2010 17.Tevet, 5771
Did Stuxnet destroy 1,000 centrifuges at Natanz?
Malicious computer virus accelerated, wrecked motors and may have decommissioned uranium enrichment centrifuges, Washington-based think tank concludes.
The Stuxnet virus that has infected Iran’s nuclear installations may have been behind the decommissioning of 1,000 centrifuges at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility earlier this year, according to a new analysis of the malicious software.
Prepared by the Washington-based Institute for Science and internationale Security, the paper raised the possibility that the reported breakage of 1,000 centrifuges was caused by the virus….