Why Stuxnet Is a really bad weapon

By Mark Gibbs, Network World |  Security, Stuxnet

So, my friends, we're on the verge of a new world of hurt for the enterprise. Cyber espionage, both industrial and military, is coming of age, and in our efforts to compromise the plans and programs of other nations and enterprises, we're also spreading what are, in effect, the prototypes for sophisticated advanced software weapons that will eventually be available for anyone with the need, the opportunity, and the guts to use them. You think computer security is tough today? Just wait ...

Gibbs is insecure in Ventura, Calif. Your threat assessment to gearhead@gibbs.com and follow him on Twitter (@quistuipater) and on Facebook (quistuipater).

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