Report: Stuxnet Worm Attacks Iran, Who is Behind It?

26 Sep 2010, By Chloe Albanesius and Larry Seltzer

The Stuxnet worm has already infected 30,000 IP addresses in Iran and is still mutating, according to Monday press reports.

"The attack is still ongoing and new versions of this virus are spreading," Hamid Alipour, deputy head of Iran's Information Technology Company, was quoted as saying by IRNA, Iran's official news agency, AFP reported.

Stuxnet was created for Siemens supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, which control water supplies, oil rigs, power plants, and other industrial facilities.

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