If we are responsible for this, I can only say, God bless America:
I am writing you to inform you that our nuclear program has once again been compromised and attacked by a new worm with exploits which have shut down our automation network at Natanz and another facility Fordo near Qom.
According to the email our cyber experts sent to our teams, they believe a hacker tool Metasploit was used. The hackers had access to our VPN. The automation network and Siemens hardware were attacked and shut down. I only know very little about these cyber issues as I am scientist not a computer expert.
There was also some music playing randomly on several of the workstations during the middle of the night with the volume maxed out. I believe it was playing ‘Thunderstruck’ by AC/DC.
I’d like to think that somewhere in a deep NSA basement sits a computer genius staring at a monitor, cackling as he types in the code for this virus, the further he gets into it, the harder he laughs, until finally he’s finishes it and send it off.
He reaches over to his iPod, hits play and this comes on:
The whole time the intro is sounding off, the upload bar keeps filling up, until BOOM!
The Iranians start wondering what this Australian powerhouse means and where it came from.
Hat Tip: The Jawa Report