Windows PCs vulnerable to Stuxnet attack — five years after patch
The only thing worse than a critical flaw that's quietly exploited for years is a critical flaw that's supposedly patched. That's the situation the entire Windows world is in today, now that HP has released details on a critical vulnerability within ... read more
Stuxnet leak probe stalls for fear of confirming US-Israel involvement
A criminal leak investigation into a top military official has stalled out of concern it could force US officials to confirm joint US-Israeli involvement behind the Stuxnet worm that targeted Iran's nuclear program, according to a media report ... read more
Stuxnet-Abused .LNK Security Flaw Eventually Patched
A security fix for .LNK flaw issued in 2010 couldn't really safeguard Windows computers as the notorious Stuxnet worm exploited the flaw. However, the software giant has finally patched the vulnerability that had been exposing users to attack codes ... read more
Stuxnet, Snowden and Sony: Why we've passed the cyber security tipping point
“Stuxnet was discovered in 2010 and it wasn't enough for anyone to take seriously,” she said. “The Sony attack was probably the tipping point, not Stuxnet. People care about CEO emails – and the decision makers are saying 'oh wait, it's not just my ... read more
Patch Tuesday March 2015: Stuxnet and FREAK patched, two updates causing ...
Update (18 March): Microsoft has re-released the KB3002657, but only for Windows Server 2003. The company advises that even if the patch didn't cause issues, it is advised that version two of the patch be installed over it. read more
Microsoft Issues New FREAK Fix, Updates Stuxnet Patch
In addition, the vendor issued an updated Stuxnet patch after it was revealed that the original fix from August, 2010 left open some issues. Microsoft security bulletin MS15-020 covers how Windows handles loading of DLL files and also how Windows Text ... read more
The top software exploit of 2014? The Stuxnet XP flaw from 2010, reckons HP
As for the Stuxnet flaw, its use was no accident, a legacy of old exploits criminals keep trying out of habit - unlike most of the old vulnerabilities its use in attacks actually grew throughout the year. In contrast, the most targeted of the 30 ... read more
Beyond Stuxnet and Flame: Equation 'most advanced' cybercriminal gang ...
screen-shot-2015-02-16-at-10-03- Kaspersky Labs. CANCUN, MEXICO: Kaspersky Labs has discovered the "ancestor" of Stuxnet and Flame, a threat actor which surpasses everything else in complexity and technique sophistication. On Monday at the ... read more