Stuxnet: the online front line

 作者:蔡垣娌     |      日期:2017-04-01 07:01:00
By Paul Marks Forecasts of cyberwar have been dismissed as hype, but the worm running rampant through Iran’s nuclear facilities suggest otherwise, says Paul Marks IS CYBERWARFARE (a) one of the biggest threats of the 21st century or (b) an elaborate hoax designed to extract money from gullible governments? Stuxnet, the computer worm running rampant in Iran’s nuclear facilities, tells us the answer. An analysis of the worm by computer security company Symantec makes it abundantly clear that a few lines of malicious computer code can trip electricity grids, burn out power-station generators,