Stuxnet-clones easily created


Initial reports regarding Stuxnet suggested that the code was developed by elite computer experts with the help of state support and highly secretive military intelligence, but security experts working in a laboratory setting have been able to recreate key elements of the worm in a short time frame with limited resources

With the release of the Stuxnet worm, the first piece of malicious code to cause physical damage, a whole new frontier of cyberattacks has been opened and imitators have been able to create Stuxnet-like clones with alarming ease.
The worm specifically targeted specialized software called supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) that controlled core processes at Irans Bushehr nuclear facility and forced centrifuges there to spin out of control.



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