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Fire at Iran’s Nuclear facility slows down development of Centrifugal Machines

A fire that broke out in the Natanz nuclear facility of Iran has caused significant damages that could slow down Iran’s Nuclear enrichment programme. There were no casualties reported in the incident. Highlights The Natanz Uranium enrichment site is located underground. It is one of the several Iranian facilities that are monitored by International Atomic ..

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What is a Computer Worm?

Computer Worm refers to a self-replicating malware which severely disrupts the functions of various software and hardware programs. It shares similarities with the computer virus as both can replicate themselves and further spread to various networks. However, unlike viruses which stick to particular files before diffusing inside the computer, worms are standalone software or separate ..

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Iran Reports substantial damage due to FLAME

Iran reported substantial damage and huge data lost due to malicious software dubbed as Flame. It could be 3rd most powerful virus after Stuxnet and Duqu viruses. Largest number of infected machines is in Iran, followed by the Israel/Palestine, then Sudan and Syria. What is Flame? Flame is a complex data stealing Virus that contains ..

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