Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Stuxnet Tricks Copied by Computer Criminals

Simonite, Tom. "Stuxnet Tricks Copied by Computer Criminals." Technology Review, September 19, 2012.

From the article:  "Malicious code apparently used by governments to spy on, harass, and sabotage one another has grabbed headlines in recent years, yet the highly targeted nature of such attacks have meant ordinary Web users have so far had little to fear. That may now be changing as some experts say the techniques used in sophisticated, state-backed malware are trickling down to less-skilled programmers who target regular Web users and their online accounts or credit card details." Read more