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Iranian Nuclear Program Targeted By U.S., Israeli Cyber Viruses, Say Officials

June 20 2012


Unnamed Western officials say the United States and Israel were behind the development of the so-called Flame computer virus, reports the Washington Post.

The virus, discovered last month, was designed at least five years ago to map and monitor Iranian computer networks, said the officials.

The National Security Agency, the CIA and Israel's military were involved in the cyberwar program, said the anonymous officials.

The joint campaign reportedly included the virus...

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