Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Iran Reports Cyberattack on Oil Export Facility Computers

by Ilan Gattegno and AP

Computer virus paralyzes Iranian oil terminals on Kharg Island through which 80% of the country's oil exports are shipped • Authorities set up "crisis management room" to contain the damage • Iranian oil ministry: virus damaged data as well.

Kharg Island oil export terminal. A computer virus shut down Iranian oil terminals.
Photo credit: Getty Images

Ilan Gattegno and AP


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