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Second computer worm ‘hits Iran’

TEHRAN — Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country, a military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday without specifying the target. “Certain characteristics about the ‘Stars’ virus have been identified, including that it is compatible with the (targeted) system,” Gholam…

‘Stuxnet’ worm could cause ‘Chernobyl-like disaster’ in Iran, intel assessment warns

A recent Russian intelligence assessment warned that the “Stuxnet” computer worm that’s embedded itself into Iran’s Russian-built Bushehr nuclear plant could cause a “Chernobyl-like disaster” should the site be switched on. The document was obtained exclusively by the Associated Press, which cited Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s envoy to NATO, as worrying…

US not sure where ‘Stuxnet’ worm came from, official claims

The United States is analyzing the “Stuxnet” computer worm but does not know who is behind it or its purpose, a top US cybersecurity official said Friday. “One of our hardest jobs is attribution and intent,” Sean McGurk, director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), told reporters.…

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