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  • Cyberwar Is With Us: Details Emerge About Use Of Stuxnet Worm In Iran

    Cyberwar Is With Us: Details Emerge About Use Of Stuxnet Worm In Iran

    In an excellent piece by David Sanger, the NY Times has confirmed what we all suspected: that the US deployed the Stuxnet worm, a powerful worm that targets very specific machines within Iran's nuclear enrichment program. Mr. Obama decided to accelerate the attacks — begun in the Bush administration and code-named Olympic Games — even after an element of the program accidentally became… Read More

  • U.S., U.K. Recognize Cyberland As A Legitimate Battlefield

    U.S., U.K. Recognize Cyberland As A Legitimate Battlefield

    As sad as it is to think about, cyberland gets more and more dangerous each year. Identity theft and random acts of hackery are now everyday concerns to most people, or at least a tiny fear that looms in the back of every head staring at a web page. Both the United States and United Kingdom armed forces are realizing the vulnerability within this particular patch of battlefield, and have finally… Read More

  • Researcher: Stuxnet Worm Created By The U.S.

    Researcher: Stuxnet Worm Created By The U.S.

    Much has been written about Stuxnet, a computer worm that's thought to have played a central role in partial destruction of one of Iran's nuclear fuel refinement facilities. The worm is thought to have set back Iran's production of nuclear fuel by several months. Can't have a nuclear Iran, can we? In any event, a prominent German security researcher has said that he now believes Uncle Sam was… Read More