The Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) research team has been analyzing the Duqu trojan which received a great deal of attention because it is similar to the infamous Stuxnet worm of 2010.
Stuxnet was possibly the most complex attack of this decade, and we expected that similar attacks would appear in the near future.
One year ago, the Stuxnet virus had just been discovered.
If a statement from Gholam-Reza Jalali - the head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization - is to be believed, it seems that Iran's computers have been targeted by a new computer worm dubbed "Stars".
A federally funded U.S. lab that is suspected to have been involved in finding the vulnerabilities in Siemens SCADA systems used by the Stuxnet worm has shut down the Internet connection for its employees following the discovery of a breach into the facility's systems.