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Saudi Aramco said that it had put its network back online on Saturday, 10 days after a malware attack floored 30,000 workstations at the oil giant. In a statement, Saudi Arabia's national oil firm said that it had "restored all its main internal network services" hit by a malware outbreak that struck on 15 August. The firm …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "The company confirmed that its primary enterprise systems of hydrocarbon exploration and production were unaffected as they operate on isolated network systems. "

    *Splutter*

    Yeah; you could put it down to that.

    Or you could put it down to EXPEC using UNIX. It's kinda hard to run massive 3D reservoir simulations on Wintel machines.

  2. LAGMonkey
    FAIL

    HA!!

    "The company confirmed that its primary enterprise systems of hydrocarbon exploration and production were unaffected as they operate on isolated network systems. "

    again... HA!!!

    unaffected? lack of SAP inventory tracking, DIMS and other software allowing asset tracking and they say unaffected? Not to mention the Geologists in town being unable to see whats happening in the field (which is actually a blessing) to "advise".

    oh well, I guess ill go back to ignoring whats happening on the ground.

  3. S4qFBxkFFg

    Shamoon

    So who else thought of Avid Merrion there?

    1. Richard Ball

      Re: Shamoon

      It's Proper Bo.

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