CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 2012
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(Pentagon: David Martin) Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s warning about a cyber attack in which hackers could take over computers that control transportation or utilities examined; details given about the attack using the Shamoon virus on the oil company ARAMCO that was traced to traced to Iran and about other recent attacks on financial institutions including J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. [PANETTA – warns of a “cyber Pearl Harbor”; notes 30,000 ARAMCO computers were rendered useless.]
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