Stuxnet

Closing the Backdoor

Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.

Malware hunters, regulators, and plant employees are hunting further down the supply chain for vulnerabilities as hackers continue to target critical infrastructure.
Sean Lyngaas
4.27.18
Internet Insecurity

The New Shadow Brokers Leak Connects the NSA to the Stuxnet Cyber Weapon Used on Iran

Researchers have found a hidden gem inside the treasure trove of the new alleged NSA hacking tools dumped by the Shadow Brokers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.17.17
Hacking

How Hackers Plant False Flags to Hide Their Real Identities

Telling who’s behind a cyberattack is tricky.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.12.16
iran

The History of Stuxnet: The World’s First True Cyberweapon

How the world’s first-ever cyberweapon changed the history, and the future, of computer security.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.9.16
Features

War As Easy As Typing: Alex Gibney Spills the Secrets of 'Zero Days'

A lesson in the dangers of cyber weapons—which, like so many modern tools, are the dangers of unintended consequences, and the dangers of going too far.
ALEX PASTERNACK
6.29.16
iran

There's a Stuxnet Copycat, and We Have No Idea Where It Came From

Although the malware might just be a research project, it still went undetected for some time.
Joseph Cox
6.2.16
security

Cybersecurity Researchers Are Hunted from All Sides

Hunted for doing their job, security experts face both digital and real-world threats ranging from “subtle pressure” to Molotov cocktails.
Andrada Fiscutean
12.14.15
Power

New Report: Civilian Nuclear Facilities Are Just Begging to Be Hacked

A stern warning.
Michael Byrne
10.11.15
All Fronts

The Changing Face of Battlefield Medicine

Even as technology like drones and Stuxnet viruses have made war more remote and data-driven, there’s a bigger expectation than ever for battlefield medical response.
Brian Castner
9.15.15
Sony

The FBI Wants to Try North Korean Sony Hackers in US Courts

The agency wants to indict the Sony hackers like it does other state-sanctioned cyber criminals.
Jordan Pearson
2.23.15
nsa

The Only Way You Can Delete This NSA Malware Is to Smash Your Hard Drive to Bits

If you thought Stuxnet was bad, wait until you meet Equation Group, the most sophisticated cyber attack yet group yet.
Matthew Braga
2.16.15
Culture

Regin Is ‘Groundbreaking’ Malware Used by UK Spooks

A newly discovered piece of malware has popped up all over the world and has the power to attack phone base stations.
Joseph Cox
11.24.14
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