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German nuclear plant found riddled with Conficker, other viruses

German nuclear plant found riddled with Conficker, other viruses According to F-Secure’s Mikko Hypponen, infections like those found at the plant aren’t particularly dangerous unless they’re part of a targeted attack.That doesn’t seem to be the case at the plant in Gundremmingen, which sits about 75 miles northwest of Munich.

Ancient floppy disks are still used in U.S. nuclear computer system

Ancient floppy disks are still used in U.S. nuclear computer system But according to a report from a congressional watchdog agency, a particularly vital arm of the U.Defense Department (DoD) still uses floppy disks in one of its systems.

The United States nuclear system still runs (in part) on eight-inch floppy disks

The United States nuclear system still runs (in part) on eight-inch floppy disks From missile defense shields to the F-35, the US military spends huge amounts of money on expensive military hardware.” According to the report “It runs on an IBM Series/1 Computer — a 1970s computing system — and uses 8-inch floppy disks.

30 years later, $1.6B mega-project finally puts Chernobyl to rest

30 years later, $1.6B mega-project finally puts Chernobyl to rest The Chernobyl reactor (hereafter, Chernobyl) has of course been buried in concrete and steel this entire time, but it’s also been 30 years since Russian authorities put that original “sarcophagus” into place.And the project, called New Safe Confinement, certainly was mega.