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Iran was prime target of SCADA worm

Robert McMillan | July 26, 2010
The Stuxnet worm affecting SCADA systems may have been spreading since as early as January

Stuxnet spreads via USB devices. When an infected USB stick is viewed on a Windows machine, the code looks for a Siemens system and copies itself to any other USB devices it can find.

A temporary workaround for the Windows bug that allows Stuxnet to spread can be found here.

 

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