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Snaggy

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Icon 11 posted March 29, 2011 08:08      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
TED Talk from Ralph Langner, talking about the Stuxnet malware, designed to destroy Iranian centrifuges (but are a Pandora's box that can attack many targets.)

http://www.ted.com/talks/ralph_langner_cracking_stuxnet_a_21st_century_cyberweapon.html

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TheMoMan
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____ I think that it was an inside job, some one at Siemens that had a grudge with management. Some one with real firsthand expertize with the I/O design, then this person packaged it up to look like a worm to throw everyone off.

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