Waiting for the hacker attack
Source: The Daily Journal - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Intrusion Detection When it burst upon the scene in the summer of 2010, Stuxnet changed everything in the world of cyberwarfare. An ultra-sophisticated computer worm credited with taking down centrifuges critical to Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program, Stuxnet made it impossible to ignore the possibility that other critical systems — including America’s electrical grid — could be severely compromised by malicious software called malware, used by hackers to disrupt computer operations. Meanwhile, the computer terminals of technicians monitoring the grid would show nothing amiss, just as Iranian nuclear technicians were fooled.

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