All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Stuxnet’

Iran Blocks Google As It Readies National Internet

It’s been known for a while now that Iran was planning on launching a national private Internet. It would be a private network that keeps citizens’ access to the outside world at a bare minimum while blocking incoming connections. The country took its first step towards a national Internet today by blocking Google’s search engine and Gmail. Reuters is reporting …

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Stuxnet Debate Continues: How Should Cyberweapons Be Used?

When the revealing news regarding the Stuxnet computer worm came out, much controversy pursued as a result. David Sanger of the New York Times exposed the information as part of the much larger U.S. “Olympic Games” initiative and has now even written a book on it. Since that time, information regarding another form of malware called Flame has also been …

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Israel, U.S. Team Up To Create Flame Computer Virus

Back in the mid-2000’s The need to start to keep Iran’s nuclear goals in check was obvious. So the United States, led by George Bush, and Israel started to develop a massive piece of malware that secretly mapped and monitored Iran’s computer networks, sending back a steady stream of intelligence to prepare for a cyber­warfare campaign. This virus, called Flame, …

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China Has Hacked Every U.S. Major Company, Claims Richard Clarke

“There are two kinds of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.” If you listen to people talk about cyber security long enough, you’ll hear a hundred subtle variations of that statement. Another version goes: “There are two kinds of companies: those that know they’ve been hacked, and those that don’t,” implying that every server and …

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