Stuxnet-Like Malware From Russia Is Attacking US Power Plants
Security researchers confirmed on Monday that a vicious new cyberattack has compromised the computer systems of over 1,000 organizations in 84 countries. Dubbed "Energetic Bear," the Stuxnet-like malware is largely targeting energy and utility ... read more
As Stuxnet Anniversary Approaches, New SCADA Attack Is Discovered
Nearly four years since Stuxnet broke onto the scene, F-Secure has discovered another series of attacks against industrial control systems -- this time aiming at mostly European organizations. The attackers' ultimate motives are unclear. Researchers ... read more
White House Mole Who Accused Ben Rhodes of Stuxnet Leak Returns
He was particularly critical of former national security adviser Tom Donilon, and suggested that deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes was the source of leaks about the Stuxnet cyber warfare program. On the former deputy secretary of defense, ... read more
Stuxnet, just the beginning?
June was the anniversary of the discovery of Stuxnet, a computer worm that was found just four years ago. Stuxnet is considered by many to be the first cyber-attack to target critical infrastructure. It was specifically designed to exploit a hole in ... read more
11 Trippy Illustrations of History's Most Infamous Computer Viruses
Nople virus by Merijn Hos depicts the Windows NT worm that spreads over local and shared network drives. When activated, the worm runs an animation that looks like a mass of fuzzy looking multi-colored strings and displays a note that's translated to ... read more
The NASDAQ Hack and Coming Global Cyberwar
It was October 2010 when the FBI started an investigation on alleged malware-based cyber attacks against on NASDAQ, probably related to the operation of a state-sponsored group of hackers. After more than 12 months in which the FBI has worked with NSA ... read more
Could MH17 sanctions push Russia to cyber warfare?
Rid said that DDoS attacks and defaced websites have been the most popular type of attacks since the Crimea, and says that – bar the Stuxnet incident that saw Iranian centrifuges damaged – there haven't been any notable acts of cyber warfare since the ... read more
As the Worm Turns: Why Cyber Security Matters
QUESTION: We've heard about Heartbleed and Stuxnet, those malicious Internet bugs. Do problems like this remain the biggest threats to our cybersecurity or are there bigger problems we don't even know about yet? RICHARD FORD: I think that these kinds ... read more