Cyber warfare has arrived in style
If you think that cyber warfare is something you hear about in the movies, think again. The photo above (credit AP) is Iran’s nuclear facility in Natanz.
In the 20th century, this would have been a job for James Bond.
The mission: Infiltrate the highly advanced, securely guarded enemy headquarters where scientists in the clutches of an evil master are secretly building a weapon that can destroy the world. Then render that weapon harmless and escape undetected.
But in the 21st century, Bond doesn’t get the call. Instead, the job is handled by a suave and very sophisticated secret computer worm, a jumble of code called Stuxnet, which in the last year has not only crippled Iran’s nuclear program but has caused a major rethinking of computer security around the globe.
I would urge you to read the article (link below) – it really is an eye opener, and I had no idea just how complex “digital warheads” have become.
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