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Iran oil industry fires, blasts raise suspicions of hacking

Iran, hacking

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A series of fires at Iranian petrochemical plants and facilities have raised suspicions about hacking potentially playing a role, with authorities saying that “viruses had contaminated” equipment at several of the affected complexes. Iran officially insists the six known blazes over the span of three months weren’t the result of a cyberattack. However, the ...

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Tank converted into giant fire extinguisher with MiG-21 fighter jet engines (VIDEOS)

By John Deede, Shale Plays Media | Google+ During the Persian Gulf war in 1991, when Iraqi forces retreated from their invasion of Kuwait, the Iraqis set fire to over 700 oil wells while coalition troops advanced. The fires blackened the skies, creating a hell-on-earth scenario. Crews worked avoiding land mines and extinguishing the wells until the last fire was extinguished 10 ...

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