11/24/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Stuxnet Virus, Cyber 'Super Weapon,' Targets Power Plants, Factories

A first-of-its-kind computer worm is taking malicious software to an unprecedented level.

As if attempting to steal personal information or inflicting chaos on your laptop isn't bad enough, security experts say the Stuxnet worm is designed to hijack and potentially cripple real-world targets such as nuclear power plants, factories and oil rigs.

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