Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Fri 02/24/2012 View Thu 02/23/2012 View Wed 02/22/2012 View Tue 02/21/2012 View Mon 02/20/2012 View Sun 02/19/2012 View Sat 02/18/2012
2012-02-24 Science & Technology
Proof STUXNET was a capper - The Largess will come in the last data bank
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by newc 2012-02-24 02:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [656 views ]  Top

#1 What's a capper?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-02-24 08:40||   2012-02-24 08:40|| Front Page Top

#2 Yeah, give us a hint that might inspire us to watch a 30 minute video.
Posted by SteveS 2012-02-24 11:00||   2012-02-24 11:00|| Front Page Top

#3 Malware to steal iranian credit card numbers?
Illegal internet gambling software the became self aware?
The pushiest penis pill ad ever, stuck in a loop?
Google's new beta version with enhanced privacy intrusion?
The possibilities are endless.
Posted by bigjim-CA 2012-02-24 13:29||   2012-02-24 13:29|| Front Page Top

#4 Basically stuxnet was coded by someone with working knowledge of the Iranian nuclear set up. And it was written to deceive not to destroy the process. Very interesting clip I recommend it.
Posted by airandee 2012-02-24 13:52||   2012-02-24 13:52|| Front Page Top

#5 Actually it's an hour video, and the good stuff comes around the 40 - 45 minute mark.

Bottom line:
1) The really destructive code was only 2 lines. The rest of the code was making sure the attacks occurred randomly.
2) He concludes that the team(s) that wrote this built a mirror copy of the Iranian uranium enrichment facility to make sure the attack would work as designed.

Posted by Frozen Al 2012-02-24 13:55||   2012-02-24 13:55|| Front Page Top

#6 The capper is the virus that comes after STUXNET. It collected all the data and sent it back to the original programmers so they could see the effects of what they had done. Bottom line, it killed 1,000 centerfuge and even the brag video on Iran TV proved it.

A more in depth study here.

The next hit will destroy the plant.

Posted by newc 2012-02-24 14:48||   2012-02-24 14:48|| Front Page Top

#7 The next hit will destroy the plant.

What is it Instapundit says? More, faster please.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-02-24 15:49||   2012-02-24 15:49|| Front Page Top

#8 Part II.
Posted by newc 2012-02-24 17:13||   2012-02-24 17:13|| Front Page Top

#9 I'm suddenly scared of programmers. I need to go hide in a corner now.
Posted by Charles 2012-02-24 21:46||   2012-02-24 21:46|| Front Page Top

#10 Administrators do some very good work in the background.
Posted by newc 2012-02-24 23:32||   2012-02-24 23:32|| Front Page Top

00:18 Elmising Poodle6592
00:02 JosephMendiola
23:57 trailing wife
23:52 JosephMendiola
23:46 trailing wife
23:35 Elmising Poodle6592
23:32 JosephMendiola
23:32 newc
23:26 Elmising Poodle6592
23:15 Silentbrick - Halliburton Lost Drill Bit Division
22:59 Anonymoose
22:46 Frank G
22:37 Procopius2k
22:21 Anonymoose
21:56 JosephMendiola
21:46 Charles
21:39 Eric Jablow
21:32 CrazyFool
21:28 Charles
21:27 Frank G
21:08 SteveS
21:00 SteveS
20:48 Frank G
20:45 Frank G

Rantburg was assembled from recycled algorithms in the United States of America. No trees were destroyed in the production of this weblog. We did hurt some, though. Sorry.


Search WWW Search