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Israeli double agent planted Stuxnet work using a memory stick

By Shawn Knight
Apr 13, 2012
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  1. A new report from Richard Sale of ISSSource claims that the Stuxnet worm that crippled Iran’s nuclear program at the Natanz facility was planted by an Israeli “proxy”, essentially an…

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  2. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Enthusiast Posts: 811   +91

    Sounds like something I would see in a movie :(

    Memory sticks ftw?
     
  3. Butch

    Butch TS Enthusiast Posts: 112

    I'm not the paranoid type but I have to wonder what would happen if the U.S. (or other) governments, in conjunction with Microsoft or Apple, decided to create a sophisticated and untraceable virus like this for it's citizens for some nefarious reason. Dystopian thinking I know, but we now know that it is certainly possible.
     
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,000   +1,502

    I've always suspected them of creating viruses. Just another way for them to bleed the population dry. And for that reason, I believe anti-virus software should not cast anything.
     
  5. This is Amir and I am working in a governmental agency in Iran. I have to admit Stuxnet was never successful because Iranians are smart enough.
    But, to be honest, US and Isreal showed that they could be tricky to their own citizen, Indeed.

    Wish you best.
     
  6. they need panda vaccine!
     
  7. http://www.wikihow.com/Play-Bullshit
     
  8. How to believe that Israelis have leaked both JMicron and RealTek Level3 code signing certificate without any help from VeriSign... That's why I call it BULLSHIT! This was a shared cyber attack and US government is #1 accuser.
     
  9. No offence Amir. Smart or not, somehow I doubt it. Especially if it took security firms months.

    It's probably still in your systems and you don't have a clue.
     
  10. every developed? lots of typos lately
     
  11. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,105   +18

    So judging by Amir's appearance here, is TS one of Iran's approved sites for their clean internet?

    Or are the witch hunts still going on?

    And when I say witch hunts, I am not using the term metaphorically...
     
     
  12. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Maniac Posts: 803   +9

    I've been noticing this on a lot of tech sites lately :(
     
  13. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,000   +1,502

    There is no time for proof reading, the articles must be published.
     
  14. As far as I know there is not any approved site except www.leader.ir
    Try to not judge about everything you read, just read.
     
  15. "How to believe that Israelis have leaked both JMicron and RealTek Level3 code signing certificate without any help from VeriSign... That's why I call it BULLSHIT! This was a shared cyber attack and US government is #1 accuser. "

    You are right. But just missed not well known conspiracies such as Microsoft Windows OS Backdoors for NSA or How about Facebook backend access for Goverment agencies. Further How about DNS or DHCP or TCP/IP protocols and ICANN.

    I dont Blame Iran looking their own Intranet in next year.
     
  16. You are right. But just missed not well known conspiracies such as Microsoft Windows OS Backdoors for NSA or How about Facebook backend access for Goverment agencies. Further How about DNS or DHCP or TCP/IP protocols and ICANN. I dont Blame Iran looking their own Intranet in next year.

    And Google is simply an angel as well as recently blocked www.virustotal.com service against Iranian IPs.I guess in their logic detecting malware may help Iranian to reach their nuclear weapon faster.
    Mullahs have found that they can earn more money without sending out unnecessary net traffic, so they decided to create the infrastructure that were forgotten 20 years ago. That is a surprise when you find that with investment on such infrastructure you may have triple time more income. Who really cares what is going on... of course ... No one!
     
  17. former US intelligence officials who have dreamed of becoming anonymous. FTFY.
     


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