Monday, September 27, 2010

Was the Stuxnet Virus produced by the US, Israel, or another wealthy nation?

Many of you may have noticed stories this week about the Stuxnet virus, which propose that a virus of this sophistication could have only been created by a large directed effort, probably that of a wealthy nation. The apparent target of the virus is vulnerabilities in Iran's IT industry. Stuxnet specifically targets software developed by Siemans AG. It is presumed that China, Russia, Israel, Britain, Germany and the United States are the countries most likely to have initiated this new venture in cyberwarfare.

Read the AP article titled, Computer Attacks Linked to Wealthy Group or Nation.

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