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Security researchers at Symantec have uncovered details about the Stuxnet worm that indicate it was aimed at nuclear facilities in Iran. As the analysis of Stuxnet continues, the world's first worm for industrial systems clearly emerges one of the most complex malware programs ever devised. To that end, Symantec's rival, Trend Micro, has released a free tool that will help all Windows network users scan their PCs and servers for Stuxnet infections. Symantec's conclusions are fascinating. As we learned earlier, "The ultimate goal of Stuxnet is to sabotage [the] facility by reprogramming programmable... Read more...