Stuxnet

  • Cyber smart bomb fired at Iranian nuke plant

    Cyber security experts are studying a scary new weapon: a software smart bomb.

  • Federal experts on the trail of the Stuxnet virus

    DHS’s Sean McGurk and other cybersecurity experts are trying to protect agency networks against one of the most dangerous viruses ever developed. Stuxnet exploits a vulnerability in Siemens industrial equipment control software and hardware and may be the product of a nation bent on sabotage.

  • Stuxnet worm targets Iran nuclear plant

    The Stuxnet worm struck again. This time the target was an Iranian nuclear power plant, fueling rumors that Stuxnet was designed to attack Iranian nuclear facilities

  • Stuxnet didn’t spread as planned say researchers

    Stuxnet’s inability to stay stealthy may be fall-out from a failure to hit its intended targets last year.

  • Stuxnet Decoded: The real story of the smartest malware ever

    Rodney Joffe, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Neustar, is one of the most knowledgeable people about the structure of Stuxnet. He joins host Tom Temin for this week’s Federal Security Spotlight. October 21, 2010

  • Stuxnet likened to swine flu

    World leaders are being urged to educate people in a similar practical way as swine flu about preventing the spread of computer viruses to reduce the fall-out from future cyber-attacks.

  • Stuxnet spurs Senate concerns

    A malicious computer attack that appears to target Iran’s nuclear plants can be modified to wreak havoc on industrial control systems around the world, and represents the most dire cyberthreat known to industry, government officials and experts said Wednesday.

  • Bill to require private sector reporting of cyber attacks

    The senate is considering a bill that would require all private sector companies to report cyber attacks.

  • Stuxnet was a cybersecurity wake-up call

    CNET reports cybersecurity experts are still confounded by the malware virus Stuxnet.

  • U.S. dodges Stuxnet bullet

    Computer software targeted by Stuxnet is used in US infrastructure but the virus does not appear to have affected any systems in the United States, a US cybersecurity official said Tuesday.