Blog post from the dude who reverse engineered the payload. Adorable. “Um… this is the first publicly-known rootkit that can blow things up.”
“For the love of all that is good dont use this anywhere. The CSS is just out of control. View source at your peril.”
“The answer is that an extreme concentration of wealth at the center of our market economy has led to a form of central planning. The concentration of wealth is now in so few hands and is so extreme in degree, that the combined liquid financial power of all of those not in this small group is inconsequential to determining the direction of the economy. As a result, we now have the equivalent of centralized planning in global marketplaces. A few thousand extremely wealthy people making decisions on the allocation of our collective wealth. The result was inevitable: gross misallocation across all facets of the private economy.”
Finally people realizing that you can burn out equipment and break buildings with the internet. Stuxnet etc.
Whoa, organic farmers in Fukushima. Intense.
“Phones can know,” said Dr. Pentland…
Well at least I’m not the only person who noticed that building control device manufacturers like to have hard coded master passwords.