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military network security specialists say the are unsure whether the virus and its "key logger" payload were injected intentionally or by accident, with some speculating it may be a common piece of malware that "just happened" to make its way into sensitive networks.
Then why talk NOW ????
Originally posted by Sci-Fi_entist
I don't get it. Aren't the drones still operated remotely? How's a virus gonna take over and fly a remote controlled vehicle. That doesn't make any sense
Originally posted by B3lz3buth
We talk about military grade pieces of hardwares and custom operating system / softwares.
"that just happened to make its way into sensitive networks "
How ? its a military backbone, IF a connection to the internet have to be made its trough a network of secured servers, i mean SECURED servers, they are not running Norton 360, you have to create a REALLY COMPLEX virus to get through those scanners and firewalls.
And that beast have a key logger too ! As the name says its log EVERY single key pressed on the keyboard so you got FAR more than just passwords you got everythings !
You think the military commissions custom hardware and software for ISR man-machine interfaces? That's cute. It's mostly commercial off-the-shelf.