Stuxnet Report II: A Worm’s Life

Stuxnet is a computer worm designed to infect Siemens SIMATIC WinCC and S7 PLC products, either installed as part of a PCS 7 system, or operating on their own

03/14/2011


Whether you are talking about the animal kingdom, human interaction and now, even computer worms, finding a weakness in a target and then taking advantage of it has existed from Day One. Stuxnet was no different.

Stuxnet is a computer worm designed to infect Siemens SIMATIC WinCC and S7 PLC products, either installed as part of a PCS 7 system, or operating on their own. It starts by taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the Windows operating systems and Siemens products.

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