Computer worm that hit Iran’s nuclear equipment is also taking out other industrial systems

Confirming months-long suspicions, Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad admitted today that his country’s uranium enrichment centrifuges had been affected by a malicious computer worm. Western Diplomats said last week that the Stuxnet virus had damaged Iran’s centrifuges, which could be used to make fuel for nuclear power or nuclear weapons.