'Stuxnet' Tag Index

Report: Stuxnet May Have Strengthened Iran's Nuclear Capabilities
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 16, 2013
A researcher argues that the malware, designed to damage the country's enrichment facilities, actually improved Iran's capability to enrich uranium.
Tags: malware, government, cyberattack, Iran, Stuxnet
Stuxnet Malware Older Than Most Believed
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 27, 2013
A new report says Stuxnet was first released in 2007, not 2009.
Tags: malware, virus, cyberattack, Iran, Stuxnet
U.S. General: Iran Has Improved Its Cyberattack Capabilities
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 18, 2013
The Stuxnet attack prompted the country to beef up its cyberwarfare abilities.
Tags: government, cyberattack, banking, Iran, Stuxnet, U.S.
Iran Reports New Stuxnet Attack
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 26, 2012
The country says it has effectively countered attacks at a power plant.
Tags: hackers, government, cyberattack, Iran, Stuxnet
Newly Discovered Malware Targets Iran, Modifies Microsoft SQL Databases
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 26, 2012
The Narilam worm looks for certain Persian words in databases and changes them.
Tags: Symantec, malware, Iran, Stuxnet, Microsoft SQL
Chevron Says It Was Infected by Stuxnet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 09, 2012
Security experts say many industrial control systems remain vulnerable to attacks.
Tags: security vulnerabilities, Siemens, Stuxnet
Researchers Discover More Malware Related to Flame, Stuxnet
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 10, 2012
The Gauss malware is spying on Lebanese banking data.
Tags: security, malware, virus, Stuxnet, Kaspersky Labs, Flame, Gauss
Report Suggests Malware Hits Iran Atomic Organization, Blasts AC/DC at Night
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 24, 2012
An F-Secure researcher received an e-mail from Iran which claims the country's atomic organization was the victim of malware that plays heavy metal.
Tags: security, malware, Iran, Stuxnet
Researchers Connect Flame to U.S.-Israel Stuxnet Attack
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 11, 2012
One Flame module is nearly identical to a Stuxnet module.
Tags: security, malware, cyberattack, Stuxnet, Flame
Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 01, 2012
A new book says the U.S. was responsible for Stuxnet.
Tags: malware, cyberattack, Iran, Stuxnet, Cyberwarfare, U.S., Flame
Meet 'Flame,' the Massive Spy Malware Infiltrating Iranian Computers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 29, 2012
Found throughout the Middle East and North Africa, the malware appears to be part of a state-run cyber-espionage campaign.
Tags: security, malware, spyware, cyberwar, espionage, Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame
Stuxnet Was 'Good Idea': Former CIA Chief
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 05, 2012
Former U.S. officials deny knowledge about who created and launched the cyberweapon.
Tags: cyberwar, Stuxnet
Stuxnet, Duqu Date Back to 2007, Researcher Says
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 02, 2012
Other pieces of malware may have been developed on the same platform.
Tags: security, malware, Stuxnet, Duqu
Researchers Warn of New Stuxnet Worm
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 19, 2011
Stuxnet-variant Duqu appears to be gathering intelligence as a precursor to a cyberattack.
Tags: cyberattack, Stuxnet
How Digital Detectives Deciphered Stuxnet
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 11, 2011
This lengthy article tells the story of researchers' efforts to understand "the most menacing malware in history."
Tags: Stuxnet

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