Shamoon News Coverage

A summary of news articles on the computer virus known as Shamoon, which was discovered in August 2012 and claimed responsibility for an attack on 30,000 Saudi Aramco workstations.

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Financial Review, January 3, 2013
It’s global cyber war out there

Bloomberg, October 24, 2012
Code in Aramco Cyber Attack Indicates Lone Perpetrator

ISSSource, October 15, 2012
Iran behind Shamoon Attack

The Washington Post, October 11, 2012
Cyberattack on Mideast energy firms was among most destructive, Panetta says

ISSSource, September 28, 2012
Shamoon Mitigations Shelter Systems

CIO, September 18, 2012
'Shamoon' Virus That Devastated Saudi Oil Co. Likely to Have Done More Damage

ZDNet, September 14, 2012
Kaspersky: Shamoon malware nothing more than 'quick and dirty'

Securelist, September 11, 2012
Shamoon The Wiper: further details (Part II)

National Post, September 7, 2012
Insiders suspected in massive Shamoon virus cyber-attack that wiped 30K Saudi oil company computers

The New York Times, August 26, 2012
Saudi Oil Producer’s Computers Restored After Virus Attack

Digital Journal, August 18, 2012
Shamoon virus attacks Saudi oil company

BBC News, August 17, 2012
Shamoon virus targets energy sector infrastructure

The Register, August 17, 2012
Exhibitionist Shamoon virus blows PCs' minds

Symantec, August 16, 2012
The Shamoon Attacks

Seculert, August 16, 2012
Shamoon, a two-stage targeted attack

Securelist, August 16, 2012
Shamoon the Wiper - Copycats at Work, June 2012
Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power