Nuclear reactors are being threatened by thousands of threats each day. A perfect example is the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster which occurred on March 11, 2011.
The nuclear reactor staff was not prepared for an natural disaster like a Tsunami, now if we take a look at the “capabilities” which are present today, we can see a fast development in unmanned devices which are capable of performing actions like uploading malicious content or dropping bombs.
Britain’s Atomic Energy Authority has warned that 16 British nuclear reactors are vulnerable to terrorist drone attacks. The Britain’s Atomic Energy Authority also stated in an interview with RT that the British Nuclear reactors have been breached 37 times in 2014.
The engineer which did the interview with RT also stated that unmanned aerial vehicles and terrorists might target the nuclear sites as this will allow them to harm thousands of people with a range of terror actions.
But it is not only British nuclear plants which might be targeted, we have all seen the impact of the Stuxnet virus. This virus had been developed to infiltrate and sabotage the Iranian nuclear power plants, one thing that the developers did not keep in mind with Stuxnet v1.0 was the fact that it might infiltrate other Nuclear power plants, and so it did.
It was reported that the Stuxnet virus had been seen in various countries: