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Wednesday, December 01, 2010
It's hard to believe its development will stay secret forever, so someone will eventually take credit and maybe even write a book. Whatever the case, and whom ever created and managed it, Stuxnet was one amazing malware campaign with it's zero-day exploits, subtle damage approach and peer to peer upgrade channel. Don't worry if you're a technophobe, the article below reads like a Hollywood script and brings to mind how Churchill subtlety used Ultra (or didn't use it) to further his objectives. The story even has a climax, with discovery day cleanup already prepared - very impressive. Here's a link :
And the more technical Wiki version :
It makes one wonder what unknown code may be running on other computers...
Rod Coleman, General Manager - Sierra Computer Group