Was Stuxnet made in China?

Yes, you can see this posted on Slashdot, too.  But since we blogged the original analysis that Stuxnet looked like a piece of ordinance consider this a follow up.  The story reads like the Pink Panther scene where Clouseau has gathered all the suspects together in the drawing room and methodically ticks off the facts that lead to the undeniable conclusion that the wrong person did it.   If you got China and Israel into a drawing room and confronted them with these facts … read on:

Stuxnet’s Finnish-Chinese Connection – The Firewall – the world of security – Forbes

As far as China goes, I’ve identified 5 distinct ties to Stuxnet that are unique to China as well as provided a rationale for the attack which fits China’s unique role as Iran’s ally and customer, while opposing Iran’s fuel enrichment plans.

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Published in: on December 17, 2010 at 3:28 pm  Leave a Comment  

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