Submitted by Yashika kapoor on February 16, 2011 - 11:43am
According to a new alarming analysis, a nuclear virus has been playing havoc with business facilities in Iran, for almost a year.
Targeting the infrastructure of industrial units, Stuxnet was the first discovered worm that destroyed power stations.
Later, a series of nuclear viruses infected five Iranian industrial facilities and some of the destruction caused was completed, in less than 12 hours of being launched.
"We are trying to do some epidemiology. We are trying to understand how and why it spread,” said Orla Cox of security company Symantec.
Virus could lead to a nuclear accident