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USB Devices Used to Infect Russian Nuclear Plant, Carry Malware to Space Station

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Nov
2013

Just because a computer that holds sensitive information is not connected to the public Internet, it doesnt mean it cant be infected with malware. According to Eugene Kaspersky, the founder of IT security giant Kaspersky Lab, USB devices can successfully be used to infect such computers.

In a talk held at the Canberra Press Club last week, Kaspersky highlighted two such incidents.

In one of them, the computers of an unnamed nuclear plant in Russia have …

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