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Old 28th September, 2010, 05:04 PM
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Stuxnet Attack Exposes Inherent Problems In Power Grid Security

Worm sheds light on ongoing targeted attacks against critical infrastructure, and Iranian news reports infections among nuclear power plant's employee machines

While the Stuxnet worm attack has raised the bar for targeted attacks on the critical infrastructure, it's not the first time the power grid has been in the bull's eye. Attacks against these systems are actually quite common -- it's just that they are mostly kept under wraps and rarely face public scrutiny like Stuxnet has.

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