Geo-strategic backgrounder: Iranian nukes in America's backyard

What’s worse than Iranian nuclear warheads? If you are a US citizen, you may answer: Iranian nuclear warheads within 1500 miles of US homeland. No, Iran didn’t move. It’s the warheads that will move, along with ballistic missiles. At least that’s the idea behind...

Stuxnet makes its way into exploit tools

First parts of Stuxnet’s attack technology have found their way into exploit tools, a.k.a. penetration testing frameworks. Core impact has added some of the exploits, Immunity’s canvas even more. So far, no tool seems to offer Stuxnet’s PLC exploits....

Vulnerable

Let’s go ahead after all these technicalities and try to explain conceptually what Stuxnet exploits on controllers, and what that means for all of us who are somehow using such controllers, or depending on them in one or another way. Exploits The main thing to...
MITM continued

MITM continued

Here are some details for those who have decrypted Stuxnet code and can’t make sense out of it. The recorder function for recording inputs is located in FC 6069, which is called at the beginning of FC 6070, which is called from FC 6082 in states 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6....