A malware attack yesterday has forced Iran to pull the plug on several of their key oil facilities. The attack manifested itself in the form of a computer virus, and was executed on the Iran oil ministry’s internal computer systems, as well as its national oil company. Although some data about the site’s users was stolen, the country’s information about its oil industry was not affected, due to those computer systems not being connected to the internet. Other systems, including some of the country’s oil plants have seen their internet connections temporarily severed. A committee created after the Stuxnet attack in 2010 was already on the case to deal with building defenses and handling the aftermath of the attack, which officials have said has not and will not affect the production of oil.