Posts Tagged "virus"

Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus

Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus is an interesting visualization of the complex thing that is the Stuxnet worm. Created by Patrick Clair, this short infographic video provides a nice summary of what Stuxnet is and how it differs from your regular, run of the mill virus or worm. However, it’s a quick overview. If you haven’t read it yet,…

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Politics and the Stuxnet Worm: A Declaration of Cyber-War

Just read over a pretty eyebrow-raising article about the Stuxnet worm. Entitled A Declaration of Cyber-War, Michael Joseph Gross lays out what researchers have found about this virus in the past year… and speculates on the hand(s) that may have coded it. In computer security parlance, a vulnerability in a computer application that has not been detected before is considered…

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