Monday, April 18, 2011

Iran accuses U.S. Siemens Helps Make Attacks Stuxnet

An Iranian military commander accused Siemens has helped the United States (U.S.) and Israel conduct cyber attacks Stuxnet to its nuclear facilities.

Gholamreza Jalali, head of Iran's Civil Defense said Stuxnet viruses that target Iran's atomic program is a 'masterpiece' two biggest enemies of Iran (the U.S. and Israel), assisted by communications solutions provider company from Germany, Siemens.

"The investigation shows, the source of the virus Stuxnet came from the U.S. and the Zionist regime (Israel)," said Jalali quoted from the Telegraph, on Monday (4/18/2011).

Jalali added, Siemens in this case, is responsible for the control system called Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) that attacked the virus. This system is used to operate the factory machinery complex.

"Our executive officers are legally have to follow up the case of Siemens SCADA software is prepared as a 'land' Stuxnet virus," he said.

Mentioned Jalali, Siemens must take responsibility and explain how and why the U.S. and Israel facilitated by the information code and open the way SCADA cyber attacks into Iran.


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