Rogue US-Israeli cyberwar weapon ‘infected Russian nuclear plant’

Rogue US-Israeli cyberwar weapon ‘infected Russian nuclear plant’

On November 11, 2013 by stratagem
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Source: The Register Stuxnet – the famous worm widely credited with crippling the Iranian nuclear weapons programme for several years – also infected the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant. Unspecified malware...

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U.S. pre-emptive cyberstrikes will be launched under secret guidelines to protect computer systems

U.S. pre-emptive cyberstrikes will be launched under secret guidelines to protect computer systems

On February 4, 2013 by stratagem
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Source: Independent The US could launch pre-emptive cyber strikes against countries it suspects of threatening its interests with a digital attack, under a new set of secret guidelines to safeguard the nation’s computer...

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From Sudan to cyber, secret war with Iran heats up

From Sudan to cyber, secret war with Iran heats up

On November 6, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Reuters From a suspected Israeli airstrike in Sudan to cyber warfare in the Gulf and a drone shot down over Israel, the largely hidden war between Iran and its foes seems heating...

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United States linked to computer viruses used for espionage operations and cyber warfare.

United States linked to computer viruses used for espionage operations and cyber warfare.

On September 17, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Reuters Researchers have found evidence suggesting that the United States may have developed three previously unknown computer viruses for use in espionage operations or cyber warfare. The findings are likely to bolster...

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The war being waged on the web

The war being waged on the web

On July 18, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Telegraph In the past five years, cyber and telecommunications defence has left its niche market to become one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In 2011, governments, industry and ordinary...

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The secret labs where America’s most futuristic weapons are built

The secret labs where America’s most futuristic weapons are built

On June 25, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: The Week Stuxnet and Flame, two of the key covert computer viruses used in OLYMPIC GAMES, were likely developed at Ft. Meade, Md. At NSA headquarters, computer scientists successfully weaponized C++ and...

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Israel’s high-tech whiz kids, Unit 8200, and W32.Flame

Israel’s high-tech whiz kids, Unit 8200, and W32.Flame

On June 9, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: UPI Israel’s highly secretive Unit 8200 of Military Intelligence is increasingly seen to have played a leading role with the United States in developing a powerful new cyberweapon known as W32.Flame that...

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Mossad Wants Credit for Stuxnet

Mossad Wants Credit for Stuxnet

On June 8, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: The Atlantic Israel’s officials have a message for anyone praising the CIA for its sophisticated cyber attack on Iran: It was our baby. The Stuxnet computer worm, described by David Sanger in The New...

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It Looks Like The Devastating New Virus Ripping Through Iran Was A Joint US-Israel Attack

It Looks Like The Devastating New Virus Ripping Through Iran Was A Joint US-Israel Attack

On May 31, 2012 by stratagem
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Security researchers have linked the Flame virus to Israel while U.S. computer security experts say that it bears the hallmarks of the National Security Agency (NSA), according to reports from Nicole Perlroth of...

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Stuxnet worm reportedly planted by Iranian double agent using memory stick

Stuxnet worm reportedly planted by Iranian double agent using memory stick

On April 12, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Ars Technica The Stuxnet computer worm used to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program was planted by a double agent working for Israel. The agent used a booby-trapped memory stick to infect machines deep...

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