Stuxnet was a successful state-sponsored cyber attack targeted on the Iranian Nuclear Program. In this video, learn about the details of the Stuxnet attack through the lens of the Cyber Kill Chain.
- [Instructor] The most serious class of malware … created by state sponsored hackers … is often called the advanced persistent threat or APT. … This is because it's coded with many vectors … to get into its target and it's stealthy. … It operates in a low and slow manner, … staying below the level of normal detection … and remaining in its target for a long time. … APT malware will often have many components … so that it can detect removal of any component … and rebuild itself. … Ralph Langner, in November 2013, … released the most complete report to date … on an APT known as Stuxnet. … We'll walk through this attack in the context … of the cybersecurity killchain. … The United States had for some time … been concerned about Iran's growing capability … for uranium enrichment … and the potential for Iran to develop … a full nuclear weapons program. … In June 2012, the security company Virus Blockader … discovered a new virus which it called … route kit dot temp hider. … Semantic later renamed this to W32.stuxnet. …
- Hackers and the kill chain
- Viruses, spyware, and adware
- Detecting malware with Windows Defender
- Using Windows Firewall and Linux iptables
- Scanning with Nmap
- Monitoring network communications with Netcat
- Combating application-level threats
- Scanning a website to check for vulnerabilities
- Capturing intruders through packet inspection
Skill Level Beginner
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. Why Cybersecurity?
4. Network Scanning
5. Network Connections
6. Vulnerability Scanning
7. Web Applications
8. Monitoring Packets
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