Small Wars Journal

Stuxnet was Work of U.S. and Israeli Experts

Sun, 06/03/2012 - 3:46am

Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran by David E. Sanger of The New York Times.

From his first months in office, President Obama secretly ordered increasingly sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear enrichment facilities, significantly expanding America’s first sustained use of cyberweapons, according to participants in the program...

Stuxnet was Work of U.S. and Israeli Experts, Officials Say by Ellen Nakashima and Joby Warrick of The Washington Post.

A damaging cyberattack against Iran’s nuclear program was the work of U.S. and Israeli experts and proceeded under the secret orders of President Obama, who was eager to slow that nation’s apparent progress toward building an atomic bomb without launching a traditional military attack, say current and former U.S. officials…