Iran could be decoding one of America's drones right now, but they've got some other trouble on the other end. Someone just cyber punched their oil infrastructure. The BBC reports that 90% of the country's oil export network is now out of commission:
The computer virus is believed to have hit the internal computer systems at Iran's oil ministry and its national oil company.
Equipment on the Kharg island and at other Iranian oil plants has been disconnected from the net as a precaution.
The ability to ship out the crude oil has more or less been crippled. This is bad, considering oil cash comprises the majority of Iran's budget, which means, they'll want to fix this at a very fast pace and they should.
Who's the culprit of this? Stuxnet? No one is taking claim to it just yet. [BBC]
Parents can be hard to buy for. They have all the “stuff” they want, and as their lives slow down, they have fewer needs. Tech gifts can actually be really helpful for older adults, but both the giver and recipient can find these kinds of presents daunting. Many elderly parents are intimidated by technology and as their child, you worry that either the gift will never get used or you’ll spend the next few months explaining over and over “where the Google is.” Read more
Nowadays, for every person, mobile phones are their constant companion that aids them in both personal and professional use. The importance of mobile phones is growing day by day and their prices are also rising with their importance. For a middle-class person, purchasing the Samsung smartphone is an investment that he wants to use for a long period of time. Read more
Today’s electronics, starting from smartphones to complex computers, is incomplete without Printed Circuit Boards (PCB). These boards are self-contained modules of various interconnected components via a complex array of circuits. Read more