Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Jun 2012 22:53 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "Mr. Obama decided to accelerate the attacks - begun in the Bush administration and code-named Olympic Games - even after an element of the program accidentally became public in the summer of 2010 because of a programming error that allowed it to escape Iran's Natanz plant and sent it around the world on the Internet. Computer security experts who began studying the worm, which had been developed by the United States and Israel, gave it a name: Stuxnet." And we're letting these people have unmanned drones. Seems legit.
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I think they should just get used to viruses when Siemens is involved.

Thank you kwan_e for your reply however I am uncertain what your reply is. Siemens is a highly respected commercial electrical industry based corporation based in Germany with offices in many nations globally. Unless you include the tiny Polynesian spec of an island nations whose main industry is tourism and light fishing, you'd find Siemens products and electric control modules which the USA/Israeli Stuxnet Virus/Worm targets.

To defeat the Stuxnet Virus/Worm invading the Siemens electronic control modules all the IT staff had to do was 'Change the Default Password on those Siemens Electronic Control Modules'.

With the USA/Israeli created and distributed Flame Virus however one of the 20 virus modules it contains attempts to steal passwords and keystrokes. Another of the modules is a remote control backdoor allowing for a neferious remote user to highjack that computer or server.

The Siemens Corporation I have no doubt was financially hurt by the effects of the USA/Israeli State Created and Distributed Virus/Worm. Their shareholders were likely also hurt. I seriously doubt Siemens kwan_e did any kind of 'victory dance' over losing hundreds of millions of euros in revenue and customers.

Under a contract between then Shah of Iran and Germany, USA and Siemens had agreed to build multiple Nuclear Reactors for electrical power generation inside Iran. While Germany partially built the now Russian finished electrical reactor in Iran the Iranian revolution which ousted the horrific Shah of Iran, Siemens then pulled out of completing it many years ago.

As I have encouraged, there now appears to be building support for a global lawsuit against USA and Israel for both of those State nations creating and distributing the Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame Virus's. The damages also including punitive claims would likely exceed 100 Billion because punitive damages must be large enough to 'punish' the entity's involved and large enough to entirely discourage them from repeating the same crime.

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