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Feds target former high-ranking general in Stuxnet leak probe

Retired U.S. Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright has been informed he is under investigation as the source of leaks to the media regarding the sophisticated virus, NBC News reports.

By June 27, 2013

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New Stuxnet whodunit: Malware existed two years earlier than anyone knew

Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.

By February 26, 2013

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Former NSA director speaks out on spying, Stuxnet, defense

Despite claims to the contrary, General Keith Alexander argues that the NSA is actually doing its part to protect US citizens.

By May 8, 2014

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Siemens warns Stuxnet targets of password risk

Customers advised not to change the default passwords hard-coded into its WinCC Scada product, even though the malware is circulating.

By July 20, 2010

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DHS warns Siemens 'flaw' could allow power plant hack

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is probing Siemens' technology that may allow hackers to attack critical infrastructure, such as power plants.

By August 22, 2012

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Stuxnet delivered to Iranian nuclear plant on thumb drive

Citing U.S. intelligence sources, ISSSource says an infected memory stick was used to hit the facility with the worm that severely damaged Iran's nuclear program.

By April 12, 2012

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New data-stealing Trojan could be Stuxnet version 2.0

Symantec says threat could be precursor to attacks on industrial control systems much like Stuxnet was.

By October 18, 2011

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Ralph Langner on Stuxnet, copycat threats (Q&A)

The security expert who first identified Iran as the target for Stuxnet talks about why he thinks the U.S. and Israel are behind it and why we should fear copycats.

By May 11, 2011

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SCADA hack talk canceled after U.S., Siemens request

Researchers had planned to demonstrate how to break into critical infrastructure systems.

By May 18, 2011

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Symantec to Congress: Stuxnet is 'wake-up call'

There has never been malware like Stuxnet that targets critical infrastructure and is so sophisticated, Symantec warns Senate committee.

By November 17, 2010