Some one on the other side gulf is doing it for the Lulz?
A mystery virus has infected the network of Qatar's natural gas pumper RasGas, prompting bosses to pull the plug on the biz's internet connection. Office systems have been unusable since the malware struck on 27 August, according to local reports. In a fax to suppliers, the company reportedly said: "RasGas is presently …
No system is ever secure, just more or less secure than others. Targeted attacks, especially state sponsored (or at least organizations large enough so they could be considered states) ones. Frankly, I'm not thinking Iran in this case, but a fair bit farther west, and north. They were getting more and more thuggish under Bush. The rate of increasing thuggishness has only increased under Obama.
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