Exercise Orange Tree: the invisibility of exercising in full public view.

The UK held exercise Orange Tree on 30 September 2010 on the River Thames in the heart of London, simulating a boat collision, with bodies in the water. This was in full public view, pre-announced, and very obvious to by-standers – but that made surprisingly little difference. The exercise was announced in some detail beforehand.…

Thoughts on Stuxnet

Stuxnet is developing all the twists and turns of an Agatha Christie detective story. First of all, Stuxnet appears to be written by at least three different authors. The worm consists of nearly half a megabyte of code. (Compare SQL Slammer, which comes to 376 bytes. Count them. ). It is written in multiple languages,…