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New evidence suggests the developers behind the powerful trojan worm known as Stuxnet may have begun work on the virus as early as 2005, five years before it was first deployed.
Feeling threatened from the 2010 Stuxnet attack against their nuclear plants, Iran is improving its cyber-attack program and could have America in its sights, says one US General.
The control systems of two U.S. power plants have been found infected with malware, according to the latest quarterly newsletter from the U.S. Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT).
Iran, which has been targeted in several hacks over the past few years, has been busy battling yet another Stuxnet cyberattack over the past few months, according to various media outlets.
Experts have uncovered a new strain of malware that modified corporate databases in the Middle East, although the virus appears to be a form of corporate sabotage rather than a high-threat cyber-weapon.
It’s alive! Well, not quite, but UT Dallas computer scientists have created a new software that helps develop defense against new kinds of attacks, and in essence it is a monster of sorts.
Flame malware has been confirmed to be a jointly created effort of the CIA, the NSA, and the Israeli military to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program.
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