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shamoon

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U.S. Air Force designates six cybertools as weapons

New designations should allow the programs to better compete for increasingly scarce Pentagon funding, an official says.

By April 8, 2013

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Apple sued for alleged security patent infringement

Intertrust, a company backed by Sony and Philips, says Apple needs to license its security patents.

By March 20, 2013

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Stuxnet attacks Iran again, reports say

The worm apparently was aimed at a power plant and other sites in southern Iran but was thwarted.

By December 25, 2012

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Former spy chief says U.S. has had its cyber '9/11 warning'

Former NSA director tells the Financial Times that a cyberattack could cripple the nation's banking system, power grid, and other essential infrastructure.

By December 2, 2012

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Crippling Stuxnet virus infected Chevron's network too

Sophisticated virus was intended to knock offline an Iranian nuclear enrichment facility but strayed from its intended target about two years ago.

By November 8, 2012

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Pre-emptive cyberattack defense possible, Panetta warns

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta uses stark language to describe a "cyber-Pearl Harbor" that could cripple the nation's power grid, transportation system, financial networks, and government.

By October 11, 2012

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A who's who of Mideast-targeted malware

What do Stuxnet, Duqu, Gauss, Mahdi, Flame, Wiper, and Shamoon have in common?

By August 31, 2012

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Virus knocks out computers at Qatari gas firm RasGas

RasGas confirms corporate network is down because of an unknown virus.

By August 30, 2012

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Saudi Oil firm says 30,000 computers hit by virus

Saudi Aramco says it's back to work after an attack that hackers claimed credit for.

By August 27, 2012

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HTC buys stake in streaming video company SyncTV

The mobile phone maker has launched a partnership with Intertrust Technologies, buying 20 percent of its SyncTV subsidiary.

By March 26, 2012