A secret legal review of the US's growing pile of cyberweapons has concluded that President Obama has "broad power to order a pre-emptive strike if the United States detects credible evidence of a major digital attack looming from abroad."
Federal investigators in the US are tightening the screws on former senior government officials who might have leaked info about the Stuxnet worm.
A group claiming to be from Iran has claimed responsibility for a hack of the international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in an effort to expose what the group says is an Israeli nuclear weapons program.
US Sen. Joe Lieberman says people in the know are tracing the attacks to the government's cyber army and theorizes that the DDoSes are retaliation for economic sanctions and/or Stuxnet.
The Stuxnet virus was created by the USA to target an Iranian nuclear facility, but accidentally escaped into the wider world, claims the New York Times.
Iranian authorities claim to have discovered another targeted cyberattack against the country - the Flamer worm (also known as Flame).
Is "cyberwar" really upon us? Is a "digital Pearl Harbour" imminent? And is an international agreement on "cyberarms" a plausible solution?
It's Friday the Thirteenth, an infamous date in the history of malware.
So here's a satirical trip down memory lane to consider other dies irae in the computer virus calendar.
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This episode: the German Bundestrojaner controversy, Sony breached (again!), Duqu dubbed "Son of Stuxnet", OS X anti-anti-virus and Microsoft videos hacked.
We might never find out what really happened in the Stuxnet case. But what about Duqu, the son of Stuxnet?
One writer already seems to know with certainty, and despite the absurdity of his claims, his story is getting picked up around the world.
Reports have emerged suggesting a new piece of malware derived from Stuxnet has been reused to perform information gathering. Find out what we know and the links to the infamous Stuxnet worm.
The New York Times reported today that US military officials considered using cyber weapons to aid in the attacks on Libya earlier this year. Officials allegedly reconsidered concerned about setting a dangerous precedent.
US Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn is put on the spot.
Did the US write the Stuxnet worm or not?
Iranian officials today claimed to have intercepted a cyberwarfare attack, involving malware designed to spy upon government systems.
The latest 3 Sophos Security Chet Chats feature David Schwartzberg, Michael Argast and Sean Richmond. We discuss all the latest security news including faster encryption, WikiLeaks, mobile security and the "Do Not Track" proposal.
Sky News just published an article, complete with video, entitled Stuxnet Super Virus 'In Hands Of Bad Guys'. In the article and the video, you will see and hear a variety of startling claims.
All we need now is some genuine evidence.