Stuxnet Watch: Iran centrifuges likely broken

Stuxnet might be responsible for 1,000 broken IR-1 centrifuges replaced at Iran’s Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant (FEP), according to a new report.

02/01/2011


Stuxnet might be responsible for 1,000 broken IR-1 centrifuges replaced at Iran’s Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant (FEP), according to a new report.

Stuxnet looks only for frequency converter drives produced by two companies, one located in Finland and one in Tehran, according to a report from the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS).

Read more: Stuxnet Watch: Iran Centrifuges Likely Broken



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