To follow-up on the theme of my last post, this worm has recently received a lot of media attention:
- It targeted Iran nuclear Plants (among other things)
- It is so sophisticated that it has likely been done with some country/national support
- It had a payload with physical consequences
One thing which did catch my attention was that in order for this worm to be so successful against a Process Network, the group of “hackers” must have had access to a testing environment… not everyone has a refinery in their back garden…
Below is a good explanation of what it actually does and how it does it.
If you are in a hurry:
If your TV is broken:
As the world is now studying it, including the bad guys, I am sure there will be more interesting findings to come.