UN Nuclear Experts: Iran Hacked Us

IAEA investigating suspicions of tampering
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2011 11:07 AM CDT
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, visits the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility in Iran, which is under IAEA monitoring, in this April 8, 2008 file photo.   (AP Photo/Iranian President's Office, File)

(Newser) – Some of the International Atomic Energy Agency's top experts think Iranians hacked their cell phones and laptops, diplomats tell the AP. The incident is believed to have occurred earlier this year, when the diplomats left the equipment unattended during an inspection tour in Iran. The watchdog group became suspicious later on, when an inspector reported "unusual events" suggesting his equipment had been tampered with. The IAEA is still investigating these suspicions.

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