Why Iran Didn't Admit Stuxnet Was an Attack

JFQ, issue 63, 4th quarter 2011

4 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2016

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Gary Brown

Eisenhower School of National Security & Resource Strategy, National Defense University

Date Written: October 1, 2011

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Brown, Gary, Why Iran Didn't Admit Stuxnet Was an Attack (October 1, 2011). JFQ, issue 63, 4th quarter 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2485181

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