Ten Years Later, EclecticIQ Examines Evolution of Stuxnet-like Attacks

Stuxnet malware was reportedly a US-Israel joint enterprise against a critical infrastructure target. The main payload was allegedly introduced on a USB device by an insider threat working for the AVID, via supply-chain compromise. Stuxnet was an original malware tailored to cause ICS (Industrial Control System) connected systems to malfunction, contributing to physical destruction. The malware was code-signed and had worm capabilities. The current implications that similar threats have to public safety and geopolitics warrant further…