Great article, reads like a thriller. The bottom line:
“In the end, Stuxnet’s creators invested years and perhaps hundreds of thousands of dollars in an attack that was derailed by a single rebooting PC, a trio of naive researchers who knew nothing about centrifuges, and a brash-talking German who didn’t even have an internet connection at home.”
How Digital Detectives Deciphered Stuxnet, the Most Menacing Malware in History
By Kim Zetter
WIRED, July 11, 2011
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