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The Pentagon tonight refusing to say -- United States government program was created a powerful computer worm.
One that's apparently target Iran's nuclear facilities.
You're running it officials acknowledge the attack -- hit computers at that who -- nuclear plant.
But they insisted hasn't affected major systems.
The worm itself is called -- -- and computer experts say it would have taken an entire team of programmers to create.
This sort of team that might be available to a government to.
Jim Griffin on the top story the bottom of the hour live at the Pentagon tonight Jennifer that Defense Department officials are commenting on any involvement but not denying any thing.
Well that's true -- the US has a policy of no first strike when it comes to cyber warfare the Israelis however do not have such a policy.
We're told that this this in the worm it essentially entered the computers -- the nuclear power plant -- -- and elsewhere in Iran.
Through USB thumb drives.
We also understand it takes advantage of security holes in Microsoft windows and may have been introduced by software that was provided by the German company Siemens.
But it wasn't limited to just this one spot right.
That's right in fact it struck 30000 -- of the computers we're told insider ran.
Including we're told one official in Iran said that the centrifuges those -- that.
But that's the place where they enrich the uranium at that time that there had been a glitch as a result of the -- at that.
At that plant so it's affecting mostly -- -- 60% of the attacks were inside Iran but it's also spread to India.
And Indonesia but it really hasn't touched the US very much.
Jennifer Griffin live at the Pentagon Jennifer thanks.
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