Sacramento Examiner, By Joanna Jullien
The Stuxnet worm made headlines again this week and reminds us how each individual carries responsibility for the Internet security of our homes.
malware gains access to closed, secure industrial systems through the
manual transfer of files using disks involving unsuspecting
professionals with permission authority. At the Natanz plant in
Iran, this particular malicious code was designed to activate when it
encountered the computers that operate the centrifuge which it then
hijacked and ran the system so fast that it broke the equipment all the
while displaying normal operations to personnel.
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