This weapon cannot go back in the box.
Designed to destroy the centrifuges essential to Iran's nuclear programme by making them tear themselves apart, Stuxnet is a computer worm first identified in 2010. Believed to be a joint American-Israeli cyber weapon, Stuxnet infected computers worldwide, spreading promiscuously but only affecting computers with specific software. Renowned documentarian Alex Gibney (Going Clear, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) goes in search of the truth behind the weapon, and those like it that lie in wait for future use.... More
"In his new film, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney explores the phenomenon of Stuxnet, a self-replicating computer virus discovered in 2010 by international IT experts. Evidently commissioned by the US and Israeli governments, this malware was designed to specifically sabotage Iran’s nuclear programme. However, the complex computer worm ended up not only infecting its intended target but also spreading uncontrollably. Although to this day officially denied, Stuxnet was created by two allied forces who were each pursuing their own agendas, and in doing so opened up the Pandora’s box of cyber warfare..." (Berlin Film Festival)Hide