Stuxnet: The New Face of 21st Century Cyber Warfare

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Fergal Glynn

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In June of 2010 the Stuxnet worm made it’s debut to the world. 

Joint engineered by the United States and Israel to cripple Iran’s nuclear efforts, it wasn’t long before the worm was altered and turned loose on the internet spawning a number of variations of the original worm and affecting computers around the world...

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Cross-posted from Veracode

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Lisa Simpson Once you turn it loose, you have to assume that others will get ahold of it and adapt it to their own ends. Assuming that you can release that and no one will try to use it against you is just plain asinine hubris.
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