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Stuxnet delivered to Iranian nuclear plant on thumb drive

Citing U.S. intelligence sources, ISSSource says an infected memory stick was used to hit the facility with the worm that severely damaged Iran's nuclear program.<p>An Iranian double agent working for Israel used a standard thumb drive carrying a deadly payload to infect Iran's Natanz nuclear facility …

U.S. Intelligence Community

Did Stuxnet Actually Improve Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities?

Friedrich Nietzsche is credited with the old saying: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Today there’s an interesting report concerning …

The Stuxnet Attack On Iran's Nuclear Plant Was 'Far More Dangerous' Than Previously Thought

Stuxnet, a joint U.S.-Israel project, is known for reportedly destroying roughly a fifth of Iran's nuclear centrifuges by causing them to spin out of control.<p>But the exploit had a previous element that was much more complicated and "changed global military strategy in the 21st century," according …

Cybersecurity

An Unprecedented Look at Stuxnet, the World's First Digital Weapon

In January 2010, inspectors with the International Atomic Energy Agency visiting the Natanz uranium enrichment plant in Iran noticed that centrifuges …

Stuxnet worm infected high-profile targets before hitting Iran nukes | Ars Technica

List of "patients zero" shows cyber weapon broke into—not out of—Natanz.<p>The Stuxnet computer worm that attacked Iran's nuclear development program …

First Stuxnet victims were five Iranian industrial automation companies

For the first time since Stuxnet was discovered in 2010, researchers have publicly named the worm’s original victims: five Iranian companies involved in industrial automation.<p>Stuxnet is considered to be the first known cyberweapon. It is believed to have been created by the U.S. and Israel in order …

Kaspersky Lab

Hilarious Instagram Portraits of Adorable Dogs "Sitting" in Mugs

<b>mihonogi</b><p>Emily McCracken (@muttadventures) loves photographing her three rescued dogs: Gertie the bull terrier, Boston the Dane mix and George the mutt. So naturally, when she first saw this #babymugging idea started by Instagrammer Ilana Wiles (@mommyshorts), she instantly knew that she needed to …

Pets

Light Table wants to give you coding superpowers

Chris Granger is a computer programmer who thinks programming kinda sucks. It's too complicated and too esoteric and too sprawling. But he hopes that …

Fitbit launches new Force fitness tracking watch with iPhone call notifications for $129.95

Fitbit has premiered the new Force fitness tracking watch as its new flagship product. The biggest differentiator for the Force is the new OLED display, wrapped in Fitbit’s signature water-resistant rubberized bracelet design. Instead of simply depicting steps taken as dots, the new Force can bring …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes