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Iranian recklessness

In the interesting but currently somewhat discredited book on Russia entitled " Der kalte Freund " (The Cold Friend) from 2011, Alexander Rahr mentions the cyber attack on Iranian nuclear facilities in passing. He writes that this idea allegedly came from the then director of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - SWP), Volker Perthes .  Whether this is true or not remains to be seen. In any case, it is astonishing how Iran repeatedly and recklessly disregards or apparently ignores elementary rules of infrastructural security. Since my sympathy for the Iranian government and its domestic and foreign policy activities is limited (i.e. equal to or less than zero), this doesn't bother me much. On the contrary: it should be an incentive to exploit these weaknesses.  I took a closer look into a list, published by an Iranian agency, with 217 Iranian companies, most of which are relevant for military projects, but especi