Danger a reality in world of cyberwar

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Danger a reality in world of cyberwar

Unintended ‘boomerang’ can come back to infect attackers’ computers
Technicians battling a complex computer virus took the ultimate firewall measures of shutting off all Internet links to Iran’s oil ministry and the terminal that carries nearly all the country’s crude exports in September 2011. Citing anonymous sources, The New York Times reported that President Obama secretly had ordered the use of another sophisticated cyberweapon, known as Stuxnet, to attack the computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear-enrichment facilities.
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U.S. government warning: http://tinyurl.com/6o2vmvq

Danger a reality in world of cyberwar

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Technicians battling a complex computer virus took the ultimate firewall measures of shutting off all Internet links to Iran’s oil ministry and the terminal that carries nearly all the country’s crude exports in September 2011. Citing anonymous sources, The New York Times reported that President Obama secretly had ordered the use of another sophisticated cyberweapon, known as Stuxnet, to attack the computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear-enrichment facilities.
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