International Space Station was infected by Russian usb stick

Nov

11

2013

Russian astronauts in the International Space Station using a USB stick that has infected systems, says security expert Eugene Kaspersky. The space would have had virus outbreaks. More than once last

Kaspersky made his comments during a presentation at the Press Club in Australia. The infections occurred in management of the ISS, called SCADA systems. Such industrial systems often prove susceptible to intrusion and malware. Before being repeatedly warned, since SCADA systems are used for applications in important infrastructure. Much

Details on the nature and consequences of the infections in the International Space Station did not. Kaspersky So is not even known whether the spread intentionally took place. He made ​​his comments in the same speech in which he contamination of a Russian nuclear facility with the Stuxnet malware revealed .

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