StuxNet: Cyberwar (2011)

In July 2010 a computer virus attacked a nuclear facility in Iran. This virus, known as the most intelligent piece of software to date, is the beginning of a new era in cyber crimes.


Hesam Dehghani


Hesam Dehghani
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Credited cast:
Mehdi Aroom Mehdi Aroom ... Narrator (voice)
Alireza Salehi Alireza Salehi ... Himself - IT Observer CEO
Ali Abbasnejad Ali Abbasnejad ... Himself - Information Security Consultant
Ismael Zabihi Ismael Zabihi ... Himself - IS Engineer
M. Mehdi Shobeiri M. Mehdi Shobeiri ... Himself - Security Consultant
Luis Corrons Luis Corrons ... Himself - Panda Antivirus Technical Manager (voice)
Dennis Monner Dennis Monner ... Himself - GateProtect CEO (voice)
Gary Sick Gary Sick ... Himself (archive footage)
Elnaz Amiri Elnaz Amiri ... BCS TV Reporter (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mohsen Mehdi-Behesht Mohsen Mehdi-Behesht ... Gary Sick (voice)


Documentary about StuxNet, the smartest computer virus ever known, which was designed to destroy industrial machines in Bushehr nuclear facility. What's StuxNet? How does it work and Who designed it? Computer security experts around the world answered to these questions plus describing their point of view about the future of computer malwares. Written by Annonymous

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computer | virus | iran | cyber | purim | See All (11) »


War in the 5th Domain


Documentary | Short




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Persian | English | German

Release Date:

14 December 2011 (Iran) See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran


Box Office


IRR 120,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

I.R.I.B. See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Stereo (RCA Sound Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The film went through four different editing phases to be approved by Iran's national TV (IRIB). See more »

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