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  1. 2012, aug/15
  2. The network of giant oil company “Saudi Aramco” was hacked today and entire network went down.
  3. Tens of thousands of computer clients and servers' data and operating systems completely destroyed and all of their data lost.
  4. It is said that a very destructive computer virus has been the cause for this serious damage.
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  6. The network internet gateways were already down for a week due to "maintenance" as IT technical said in Aramco, but suddenly it showed to be an attack not a maintenance.
  7. Till now a lot of Aramco workers and employees are talking about this accident in the twitter, among them are these :
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  9. ‫‫#اختراق_أرامكوا‬‬ ‪‪
  10. #Aramco_Hacked‬‬
  11. http://twitter.com/#!/search/أرامكوا‬‬
  12. http://twitter.com/#!/search/aramco
  13.  
  14. Also some of the news agencies reported about this issue :
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  16. http://www.tech-wd.com/wd/2012/08/15/aramco-hacked/
  17.  
  18. there are some groups who take responsibility for the attack,
  19. http://pastebin.com/nLs9iMCL
  20. http://pastebin.com/HqAgaQRj
  21. http://pastebin.com/PUHqDQnd
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  23. No matter any group or any individual be behind this, the first consequences  to be seen will probably be the rapid increase in the oil price worldwide.
  24.  
  25. While Saudi Aramco web site ( www.aramco.com ) was down all the day, the Aramco facebook site admitted the strike :
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  27.         http://www.facebook.com/Saramcopage
  28.  
  29.         Saudi Aramco Responds to Network Disruption
  30.         Saudi Aramco on Wednesday, Aug. 15, experienced a network disruption in its Information         Technology (IT) network.
  31.         The company’s specialized technical team immediately responded to restore service
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