Neal Sheeran

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More on Stuxnet


While trying to make some progress whittling down my Instapaper queue, here’s two recent articles on one of the more fascinating topics (to me at least) in a long while: the ingenious Stuxnet worm and how it was used to degrade Iran’s nuclear capability.

Wired: Stuxnet Missing Link Found, Resolves Some Mysteries Around the Cyberweapon
IEEE Spectrum: The Real Story of Stuxnet

And two older articles:

The NY Times (June 2012): Obama Order Sped Up Wave of Cyberattacks Against Iran
Vanity Fair (April 2011): A Declaration of Cyber-War