Crippling Stuxnet virus infected Chevron’s network too

Stuxnet.
(Credit: CBS Interactive)
Stuxnet, the sophisticated computer virus that attacked a nuclear enrichment facility in Iran two years ago, also inadvertently infected Chevron’s network.
Reportedly created by the U.S. and Israel, the highly destructive worm was designed to infect Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility. Rather than steal data, Stuxnet left a back door meant to be accessed remotely to allow outsiders to stealthily knock the facility offline and at least temporarily cripple Iran’s nuclear program.
The oil giant discovered the malware in July 2010 after the virus escaped from its…

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