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2010-11-18 06:20:00

The Stuxnet virus that breached Iran's nuclear facilities earlier this year presents a threat to critical infrastructure worldwide, including power, water and chemical facilities, warned cybersecurity experts on Wednesday. Testifying before a Senate committee, Sean McGurk, acting director of the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), called Stuxnet a "game-changer." The virus has "significantly changed the landscape of targeted...

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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.