Sci-fi turns real as the Boeing and the US Air Force test a drone-like, experimental weapon that targets electronics while sparing buildings and human lives. It sounds too good to be true, which it well might be, given the range of mishaps that have plagued US drones.
In what has all the hallmarks of a state-sponsored attack, the website of a European aeronautical parts supplier had been hacked, and had a zero-day Microsoft security vulnerability planted upon it.
Apparently the the only thing stopping countries from using the internet to destroy their enemies is the risk of a military counter-attack.
And terrorists? Well, they just can't get their hands on the right internet tools..
US Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn is put on the spot.
Did the US write the Stuxnet worm or not?