Nuclear power plants are at risk of MILITANT ATTACKS: UN says recent cyber hacks are the 'tip of the iceberg'



Nuclear power plants are at risk of attack by militants, warns the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog.
A nuclear facility was the target of a cyber attack two to three years ago, said International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director Yukiya Amano.
The UN official also cited a case in which an individual tried to smuggle a small amount of highly enriched uranium about four years ago that could have been used to build a so-called 'dirty bomb'.
'This is not an imaginary risk,' Amano told Reuters and a German newspaper during a visit to Germany that included a meeting with Foreign... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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