Skip to comments.Iran oil sector hit by 'cyber attack'
Posted on 04/23/2012 8:25:37 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch
A voracious virus attack has hit computers running key parts of Iran's oil sector, forcing authorities to unplug its main oil export terminal from the Internet and to set up a cyber crisis team, according to reports on Monday.
The Mehr news agency reported that Iran's principal oil terminal on Kharg island in the Gulf has been disconnected from the Internet since Sunday along with facilities in other parts of the country.
The Kharg terminal handles 90 per cent of Iran's oil exports, according to the National Iranian Oil Terminals Company.
Mehr said the Internet disconnection has not caused any problem in oil production and exports.
Mehr did not give a source for the report, and no official Iranian media confirmed the information.
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String of bad luck. Murphy’s law and all that. Pity.
The computers are, how you say, mishegas.
Must be those Amish guys again - they get around y’know.
I wonder if the Amish will get the blame again? (joke)
Just because we can.
Hoping this is true, but I think we’ll need more verification first...
Wonder if this is another Stuxnet type virus, or more simple.
Facepalm....not this crap again!
I hear that some of those porn sites can install viruses.
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