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Internet experts: 'Widespread harm' likely from cyber attack in next decade
Pew said Stuxnet helped destroy as many as a fifth of the centrifuges Iran was using to enrich radioactive fuel that could be made into weapons. Unlike computer viruses, which a user must unwittingly install, worms can spread on their own through a ... read more

Iran's Cyber Shield
Now a question: what has made Iran so powerful in cyber defense? Stuxnet is a computer worm. It is designed to crawl into the PLCs or Programmable Logic Devices. It spins the centrifuges beyond their breaking points. In 2010, Iran's Natanz centrifuges ... read more

Iran Foils Sabotage Attempt on Heavy Water Tanks
In 2010, the so-called Stuxnet computer virus temporarily disrupted the operation of thousands of centrifuges used in nuclear fuel production at Iran's uranium enrichment facility in the central city of Natanz. Iran says Stuxnet and other computer ... read more

EU holds largest-ever cyber security exercise
Examples of serious past incidents, he said, include a wave of cyber attacks against Estonia in 2007 that severely affected the country's banks and government agencies, and the Stuxnet computer virus that was used to target energy and industrial sites ... read more

Nato frontline in life-or-death war on cyber-terrorists
Stuxnet is perhaps the most famous: implanted into the Siemens operating system at an Iranian nuclear plant in 2010, the virus reportedly wrecked 1,000 centrifuges by making them spin out of control. At their summit in Newport last month, in between ... read more

Cyber-Attackers Speeding Up Exploits of Known Software Flaws
In a study of the vulnerabilities used in the Stuxnet cyber-attack on Iran's nuclear capability, researchers from Lancope and Microsoft found a similar relationship. A zero-day vulnerability in the handling of icons, known also as LNK files, used by ... read more

Crazy Spy Software Makes Computers Spill Secrets Over Radio
It still required infecting the air-gapped system with malware, just like Stuxnet. But it also offers a way to exfiltrate data from that system. AirHopper works by modulating signals going between components of the computer system, typically the ... read more

Security Firms Tie Russian Government to Utilities Hacks
... BlackEnergy hackers went after three popular HMI systems made by General Electric Co., Siemens AG and Broadwin Technology Inc. The Siemens system, one of the most widely used in the U.S. electrical sector, was the same software targeted by Stuxnet, ... read more



Stuxnet Removal & Solutions

W32.Stuxnet Removal - Removing Help | Symantec
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Stuxnet Information and Removal
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BitDefender Offers Free Removal Tool for Stuxnet
Oct 11, 2010 ... As part of our constant efforts to help worldwide users fight against e-threats, BitDefender has also created a Stuxnet Removal Tool. Computer ...

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