Malware Hits the Iranian Oil Terminal

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New malicious attack that are targeting Iranian key oil facilities have been reported today by BBC, on Sunday a computer virus have infected the network to make all infrastructure disconnected from the internet.

While important information and data in the oil production was not affected by the attack, website for the oil company is still not working and according to oil ministry spokesperson user’s data and personal information have been stolen by attackers.

As proactive measure the Iranian government created “cyber crisis committee” that will be in charge of handling this massive infection, the same action have been taken back in 2010 for investigating Stuxnet malicious attack.

Up to now there is still no information about the kind of malware or how it gets to the local network, while for the Stuxnet a malicious USB have infected the critical infrastructure at that time.

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