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Stuxnet was deployed against Iran in 2007

Researchers at Symantec Corporation have uncovered a version of the Stuxnet computer virus that was used to attack Iran's nuclear programme in November 2007, two years earlier than previously thought. Stuxnet, which is widely

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GCC firms 'unaware of malware threat'

Majority of Internet users in the GCC region are unaware of the lurking online threats from malwares such as Stuxnet, Duqu, and Zeus, according to a survey. While majority of them have not heard the names of these dangerous online

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New virus targets Mideast financial deals

  A new cyber surveillance virus has been found in the Middle East that can spy on financial transactions, email and social networking activity, according to a leading computer security firm, Kaspersky Lab.  

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Energy assets 'in front line of cyber war'

Global energy infrastructure is more vulnerable than ever in an escalating cyber war thanks to "sons of Stuxnet" electronic missiles, which can be created from the virus designed to sabotage Iran's nuclear programme. Cyber espionage is on

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Trojan platform ‘may continue to develop’

The single platform that created the Duqu and Stuxnet Trojans is likely to continue to develop with further changes, said security experts at top antivirus company Kaspersky Lab. New information on the infections with the Duqu and Stuxnet

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Cyber threats to intensify in 2012 say experts

Governments and large corporations all over the world should be wary of a growing cyber menace in 2012, according to experts at Kaspersky Lab. Not only will there be a dramatic increase in the number of targeted attacks on state institutio

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Stuxnet has at least 4 cousins: Kaspersky

The Stuxnet virus that last year damaged Iran's nuclear program was likely one of at least five cyber weapons developed on a single platform whose roots trace back to 2007, according to new research from Russian computer security firm Kaspersky La

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Global action on cyber attacks sought

Governments, multinational corporations and global institutions are losing the battle against computer hackers and must combine their resources if they are to lock out cyber intruders, experts say. The International Monetary Fund has joine

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Iran atom work goes on despite Stuxnet damage

The Stuxnet computer worm caused relatively limited damage to Iran's nuclear programme and failed to stop the Islamic republic stockpiling enriched uranium, a US-based think-tank said in a report. Stuxnet is believed to have knocked out in

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IAEA ‘has limited knowledge of Stuxnet’

The UN nuclear watchdog has only limited knowledge of the Stuxnet computer worm, the agency chief was quoted as saying, after reports that the cyber attack had slowed Iran's nuclear programme. '(The) IAEA's knowledge on this St

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