In 2011, enterprise IT departments will face the added challenge of safeguarding all those employee smart phones and the corporate data they carry as hackers will make smart devices a prime target, warns

Published on: December 22nd, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Beware Stuxnet, the new breed of cyber destruction

A Symantec Corp. expert thinks Stuxnet, a worm first discovered on PCs in Iran in July that has since attacked several industrial control systems, signals the start of a never-before-seen breed of cyber

Published on: September 24th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Was Stuxnet built to attack Iran’s nuclear program?

A highly sophisticated computer worm targeting supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems that has spread through Iran, Indonesia and India was built to destroy operations at one target: possibly Iran's Bushehr nuclear

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Robert McMillan

Stuxnet industrial worm was written over a year ago

A sophisticated worm designed to steal industrial secrets has been around for much longer than previously thought, according to security experts investigating the malicious software.Called Stuxnet, the worm was unknown until mid-July, when

Published on: August 5th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Siemens: Removing SCADA worm may harm plants

Removing a dangerous worm that targets industrial systems could disrupt plant operations, Siemens AG warned customers Thursday.The warning came as Siemens released a new tool that finds and removes the malicious software along

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Robert McMillan

Microsoft confirms ‘nasty’ Windows zero-day bug

Microsoft Corp. on Friday warned that attackers are exploiting a critical unpatched Windows vulnerability using infected USB flash drives.The bug admission is the first that affects Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) since

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Gregg Keizer