The Stuxnet worm might be partly responsible for delays in Iran’s nuclear programme, says a former UN nuclear inspections official.
Olli Heinonen, deputy director at the UN’s nuclear watchdog until August, said the virus might be behind Iran’s problems with uranium enrichment.
Discovered in June, Stuxnet is the first worm to target control systems found in industrial plants.
Iran has denied that delays to its nuclear plans were caused by Stuxnet.
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