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Mysterious 'Myrtus' Biblical Reference Spotted in Stuxnet Code

The powerful and dynamic Stuxnet worm has completely baffled security experts since its discovery in June. The mysteriously imperceptible and untraceable mega-malware has disseminated through various machines and facilities in Indonesia, India, Pakistan and Russia, but a recent attack on an Iranian nuclear facility has sparked a global firestorm of publicity and conjecture. Now, some analysts...

Stuxnet Could Be Most Complex Malware Ever, Targeting Iranian Nuclear Plants?

An awe-inspiringly complex piece of malware named 'Stuxnet' has some security experts openly wondering whether or not it's the most sophisticated worm ever to hit the planet. Others are speculating that it may be used to target a nuclear plant in Iran. Although the worm originally popped up in June, when it attacked Windows PCs operating industrial control systems, cyber experts are only now...

World's Largest Laser Finally Complete

Watch out, Alderaan; the world's largest laser is finally complete. Created to blast tiny hydrogen atoms into a self-sustaining fusion reaction, the giant laser system -- located in Livermore, California -- is known as the National Ignition Facility (NIF). According to the Daily Mail, the system is comprised of 192 laser beams and is 60 times more powerful than the next most powerful laser. It'll...

Locate British Nuclear Sub Base With Google Earth

After helping us with faster Web searches, smarter e-mail, and easier driving directions, Google has now entered the wild, unpredictable world of nuclear terrorism. By accident! According to British newspaper The Sun, aerial views of Britain's solitary nuclear naval base -- including its longitude and latitude -- are accessible by anyone with Google Earth installed on their computer. The...