Stuxnet - Anatomy of a Computer Virus!

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  1. bhramos

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    An infographic dissecting the nature and ramifications of Stuxnet, the first weapon made entirely out of code. This was produced for Australian TV program HungryBeast on Australia's ABC1.
     
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    And this is why mission-critical environments avoid proprietary OS'es like Windows, and prefer building their own using open-source operating systems, so their developers can inspect the code they're going to compile.
     
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    this is the perfect weapon no explosions no proof no international condemnation
    no death only complete victory
    am so proud of my country
     
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    It says it could be Israel, but doesn't confirm it. so it is victory of both US and Israel's victory.......
     
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    Godless-Kafir DFI Buddha Senior Member

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    I dont understand, why would major atomic installations be connected to the net? I think the whole Iran thing is a hoax, why would their main frame computers which run the reactor be connected to the net are they going surf the web on that! lol.
     
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    i dunno if it should post in such an old thread but was not at aware of this attack. If it really did the damage to Iranian centrifuges, the era of true cyberwarfare began. For it me its science fiction coming true.

    thats what i thought till now. But what if Mossad Spies or Moles might have helped to penetrate the facility, once inside facilities internal networks the worm has every chance to do the damage it was intended to.
    Stuxnet was meant to spread through internal networks, media drives, Industrial Control Systems of high complexity would definitely be required to interconnected.

    imagine the potential of such kind of advanced worms to damage military networks once they are able to penetrate, The C4I Systems, Air Defence Networks, Radars etc. But this was science fiction till recently. This attack changes everything.
     
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