Can Stuxnet be turned against US organizations?

New revelations from investigative journalist David Sanger of the New York Times identify the US executive branch’s involvement in directing the creation and use of Stuxnet, the malware targeted at Iranian nuclear plants.

Since then, Duqu, and Flame have been discovered. Once malware is in the wild, the code quickly becomes available to security researchers, as well as potential attackers who could repurpose the code.

ICS Cybersecurity expert Sean Paul McGurk discusses the implications for US industrial control operators on public radio. Listen here.

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