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Out what do we know about this reported attack.
Well thank you Jenna and good morning and had experts who have been tracking cyber warfare tell fox the attack on this are running an oil facility bears all the hallmarks of a stocks at like virus.
The same form of cyber attack that crippled one of Iran's main nuclear facilities.
This virus which some are calling wiper infected the control -- of Iran's largest crude oil export -- you see it there.
And the control panels are like the facilities central nervous system.
Certainly you -- the take over these control systems you could you get -- the minimum.
You could shut everything down sinking ship down the plants you can shut down whatever facility.
And -- you've gotten into.
And that's sort of the minimal damage that you could do.
Publicly the Iranians are insisting today that there's no permanent damage.
And that the system is still offering -- hard to know the truth of course coming from from inside a hamstring Katherine any any hints though do we have any hands perhaps and maybe another cyber attack was.
Was being waged on Iran.
-- a good question these cyber attacks are really.
Like -- went to punches one virus acts like a reconnaissance team.
In gathers information about the target and then the second virus capitalizes on -- intelligence per second devastating attack.
And just last month we reported here at fox that the computer virus that's believed to have gathered information for the stocks and attack in 2009.
Was active again and that stuff that virus on Iran -- and cons nuclear facility.
Permanently crippled hundreds of centrifuges used for Iran's enrichment.
It was so affected because the -- -- virus knew the exact speed it was to -- the centrifuges.
To destroy them and cyber experts tell fox.
But the code shows that does du -- virus and the stuff sent virus were authored by the same person Jenna.
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