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Ralph Langner Says Windows Malware Possibly Designed to Derail Iran’s Nuclear Programme

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http://techrights.org – Summary: Love it or hate it (Windows and Iran), but a “a well-respected expert on industrial systems security” as IDG describes him says that Windows worms may be spread and used for political purposes TECHRIGHTS has covered Stuxnet on numerous occasions this year (e.g. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]) and at one point mentioned this worm's focus on Iran. Stuxnet is a Windows-only worm (the mainstream press rarely calls out Windows, so people don’t throw out Windows) and IDG has this report whose headline asks unambiguously: “Was Stuxnet Built to Attack Iran’s (General)