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heraldscotland
Scotland's nuclear power plants are vulnerable to terrorist attack, new report claimsto the report, there was evidence that the US and Israel had infected a nuclear
Scotland's nuclear power plants are vulnerable to terrorist attack, new report claims
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
to the report, there was evidence that the US and Israel had infected a nuclear power plant at Natanz in Iran with the “stuxnet” virus, causing multiple malfunctions. It was said to have been introduced using an infected memory stick. It is... Read more
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heraldscotland
'UK underestimating risk of terrorist attack on nuclear sites'to the report, there was evidence that the US and Israel had infected a nuclear
'UK underestimating risk of terrorist attack on nuclear sites'
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
to the report, there was evidence that the US and Israel had infected a nuclear power plant at Natanz in Iran with the “stuxnet” virus, causing multiple malfunctions. It was said to have been introduced using an infected memory stick. It is... Read more
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Business Insider
How the US military is beating hackers at their own gamemilitary has become keenly aware of that power. In 2009, the US and Israel repo
How the US military is beating hackers at their own game
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
military has become keenly aware of that power. In 2009, the US and Israel reportedly infected Iranian computers with the Stuxnet malware that destroyed roughly one-fifth of the country's nuclear centrifuges. And as recently as February, hackers... Read more
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/Film
Zero Days Trailer: "Welcome To The Next Global War"DAYS is a documentary thriller about warfare in a world without rules— the worl
Zero Days Trailer: "Welcome To The Next Global War"
/Film / Posted 5 days ago
DAYS is a documentary thriller about warfare in a world without rules— the world of cyberwar. The film tells the story of Stuxnet, self-replicating computer malware (known as a “worm” for its ability to burrow from computer to computer on its own)... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Where The 2016 Candidates Stand On Cybersecurity And Civil Libertiesmany of its rivals—on computer technology. Indeed, in 2015, Reuters reported t
Where The 2016 Candidates Stand On Cybersecurity And Civil Liberties
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
many of its rivals—on computer technology. Indeed, in 2015, Reuters reported that an attempt a few years prior to use the Stuxnet virus, believed to have been developed by U.S. and Israeli forces to target the Iranian nuclear program, in North... Read more
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Linux Journal
Russian Linux: The Push Continuescompanies are secretly complicit with US government schemes of the same type.
Russian Linux: The Push Continues
Linux Journal / Posted 9 days ago
companies are secretly complicit with US government schemes of the same type. Certainly, events such as the recent Stuxnet worm saga, that allegedly harmed the Iranian nuclear program, are a point in favor of Linux, and John Le Carrier... Read more
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Swissinfo
Digital attacks strike Switzerland ‘all the time’approach,” said Kudelski. “Everyone is caught in the net at some point,” said L
Digital attacks strike Switzerland ‘all the time’
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
approach,” said Kudelski. “Everyone is caught in the net at some point,” said Langner, who has analysed and identified the “Stuxnet” computer worm that blocked Iranian centrifuges used to enrich uranium. “Everything gets attacked. Basically they do... Read more
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The Register
Kids these days can't even write a decent viruswere the firm's top three mobile malware threats. The news follows a Microsoft
Kids these days can't even write a decent virus
The Register / Posted 12 days ago
were the firm's top three mobile malware threats. The news follows a Microsoft report which last week revealed the Stuxnet vulnerability (CVE-2010-2568) was the most commonly exploit web hole on the internet. It affects only Windows... Read more
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Raw Story
America is ‘dropping cyberbombs’ – but how do they work?glimpsed the country’s alleged cyberattack abilities. In 2012 The New York Time
America is ‘dropping cyberbombs’ – but how do they work?
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
glimpsed the country’s alleged cyberattack abilities. In 2012 The New York Times revealed the first digital weapon, the Stuxnet attack against Iran’s nuclear program. In 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden released a classified... Read more
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Wired News
The Biggest Security Threats We’ll Face in 2016seeing in your system?” Data sabotage can be much more difficult to detect tha
The Biggest Security Threats We’ll Face in 2016
Wired News / Posted 18 days ago
seeing in your system?” Data sabotage can be much more difficult to detect than the kind of physical destruction caused by Stuxnet. That’s because data alterations can be so slight yet have enormous consequences and implications. Anyone remember... Read more
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Computer World Australia
America is 'dropping cyberbombs' — but how do they work?glimpsed the country’s alleged cyberattack abilities. In 2012 The New York Time
America is 'dropping cyberbombs' — but how do they work?
Computer World Australia / Posted 18 days ago
glimpsed the country’s alleged cyberattack abilities. In 2012 The New York Times revealed the first digital weapon, the Stuxnet attack against Iran’s nuclear program. In 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden released a classified... Read more
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PhysOrg
America is 'dropping cyberbombs'—but how do they work?glimpsed the country's alleged cyberattack abilities. In 2012 The New York Time
America is 'dropping cyberbombs'—but how do they work?
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
glimpsed the country's alleged cyberattack abilities. In 2012 The New York Times revealed the first digital weapon, the Stuxnet attack against Iran's nuclear program. In 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden released a classified... Read more
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International Business Times
PLC malware that doesn't need PC infection vector could spell disaster for critical infrastructure created malware that infected a PC, which then spread to the PLC controllers.
PLC malware that doesn't need PC infection vector could spell disaster for critical infrastructure
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
created malware that infected a PC, which then spread to the PLC controllers. One example of this is the infamous Stuxnet worm, which compromised an Iranian power plant and was allegedly built by the US and Israel as a cyberweapon, and the... Read more
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The Register
Six-year-old patched Stuxnet hole still the web's biggest killerThe six-year-old vulnerability first burnt by Stuxnet remains the internet's ch
Six-year-old patched Stuxnet hole still the web's biggest killer
The Register / Posted 21 days ago
The six-year-old vulnerability first burnt by Stuxnet remains the internet's chief pwning vector and is a key instrument of the world's worst exploit kit known as Angler. The vulnerability is a hole in Windows Shell that is both long since patched... Read more
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Macworld
Security of Public Infrastructure in the Age of IoT and Ransomware Stuxnet gave the world a grasp on how real and devastating cyber-security ris
Security of Public Infrastructure in the Age of IoT and Ransomware
Macworld / Posted 21 days ago
Stuxnet gave the world a grasp on how real and devastating cyber-security risks in critical infrastructures can be. In the era of industrial IoT and increasingly complex... Read more
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Canberra Times
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threatsat the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threats
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
at the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from the problems a few years ago with the Stuxnet malware virus used to sabotage Iran's nuclear program, which is transmitted through a USB stick physically inserted... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threatsat the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threats
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 days ago
at the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from the problems a few years ago with the Stuxnet malware virus used to sabotage Iran's nuclear program, which is transmitted through a USB stick physically inserted... Read more
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The Age
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threatsat the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threats
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
at the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from the problems a few years ago with the Stuxnet malware virus used to sabotage Iran's nuclear program, which is transmitted through a USB stick physically inserted... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threatsat the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threats
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
at the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from the problems a few years ago with the Stuxnet malware virus used to sabotage Iran's nuclear program, which is transmitted through a USB stick physically inserted... Read more
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WA Today
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threatsat the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from
Power networks on high alert amid cyber threats
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
at the recently privatised company. Mr Reiter said TransGrid had learned from the problems a few years ago with the Stuxnet malware virus used to sabotage Iran's nuclear program, which is transmitted through a USB stick physically inserted... Read more
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Computer Business Review
How vulnerable is critical infrastructure to cyber attacksdown power stations and affecting nuclear facilities. The most widely spoken c
How vulnerable is critical infrastructure to cyber attacks
Computer Business Review / Posted 23 days ago
down power stations and affecting nuclear facilities. The most widely spoken cyber attack against a country's NCI was Stuxnet when in 2009 and 2010 the computer virus is rumoured to have been built by the American and Israeli governments to... Read more
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The Register
Daisy-chained research spells malware worm hell for power plants and other utilitiesattacks, is able to spread from devices without the need of an infected laptop
Daisy-chained research spells malware worm hell for power plants and other utilities
The Register / Posted 24 days ago
attacks, is able to spread from devices without the need of an infected laptop or desktop. All other PLC malware such as Stuxnet relied on having an infected computer to spread to other controllers, meaning an infection could be stopped from... Read more
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Computer Business Review
The internet of things revolution is industrial, in factories, automation, robotics and the infrastructure on which they run'Ok, I get it but I don't want to get hit by the security issue'. If I open my
The internet of things revolution is industrial, in factories, automation, robotics and the infrastructure on which they run
Computer Business Review / Posted 25 days ago
'Ok, I get it but I don't want to get hit by the security issue'. If I open my plant up I don't want to get hit by a Stuxnet situation. Will I be protected." How does Panduit view the cybersecurity threats to critical infrastructure and its... Read more
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Boston Globe
Coming to a theater near you: sequels, spinoffs, and remakesDeHaan). ZERO DAYS Oscar winner Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) directed
Coming to a theater near you: sequels, spinoffs, and remakes
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
DeHaan). ZERO DAYS Oscar winner Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) directed this documentary about cyberwarfare and the Stuxnet virus. STAR TREK BEYOND The Starship Enterprise is stuck on an unknown planet. That’s OK, since this third film in... Read more

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