Israel tested Stuxnet worm, says report

New York Times cites strongest clues yet of Israel-U.S. involvement

By , Computerworld |  Security, cyberwar, Stuxnet

Langner was more skeptical about Iran's chances of solving the problems created by Stuxnet.

"In the moment when they will have cleaned up all systems, a new dropper exploiting new Windows zero-day vulnerabilities will likely be underway already," Langner asserted last week, echoing research last September that said systems scrubbed of Stuxnet could be easily re-infected s.

"The cyberwar nightmare for Tehran may have only just begun," said Langner.

Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld. Follow Gregg on Twitter at @gkeizer or subscribe to Gregg's RSS feed . His e-mail address is gkeizer@computerworld.com .

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