‘US wanted to Stuxnet variant nuclear program North Korea shut down’




The United States would also coined by the Stuxnet malware have on North Korea. It is suspected that the US malware rather to repel damaging nuclear systems include Iran and Russia, but North Korea would not have succeeded.

Reuters states based on unnamed sources that the US has developed a variant of Stuxnet which the nuclear program of North Korea should unsettle. The custom malware was created to recognize PCs with Korean language institutions to do then its destructive work, according to Reuters. However, the US would not be able to gain access to the main North Korean systems.

The attacks on the North Korean system had occurred five years ago. Spread of Stuxnet would have hampered because the Stalinist country has isolated itself and hardly has connections with the outside world. The Americans did not respond to the story from Reuters.

Stuxnet was probably developed by the United States and it is known that the malware is used to disrupt include Iran’s nuclear program. Other targets were hit , including a Russian nuclear power plant.


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