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stuxnet

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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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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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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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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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With Gauss tool, cyberspying moves beyond Stuxnet, Flame

Kaspersky Lab finds Gauss, a spying malware that collects financial information and resembles Flame. Components are named after famous mathematicians.

By August 9, 2012

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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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Shared code indicates Flame, Stuxnet creators worked together

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab say code is shared in the two threats and that there was an exploit in Stuxnet that was previously unknown.

By June 11, 2012

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Meet the little box that could stop Flame and Stuxnet

A new plug-and-play device for factories and power plants could stop malicious code from triggering a major malfunction, or worse.

By May 31, 2012

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China cyberspies highlighted by Schmidt book, Post report

After New York Times, Wall Street Journal report suspected Chinese hacks on their systems, The Washington Post says its computers were hit too. Also: Eric Schmidt weighs in on China threat in new book.

By February 2, 2013