Why Iran Didn't Admit Stuxnet Was an Attack
JFQ, issue 63, 4th quarter 2011
4 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Date Written: October 1, 2011
The Stuxnet computer worm destroyed 1,000 centrifuges used in Iran to enrich uranium. The event is one of the first documented actual computer attacks. The paper discusses various ways Iran might have reacted to the event, and suggests reasons for its choice in the matter.
Keywords: cyber, cyberwarfare, Iran, Stuxnet
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