Let's break all the rules. Accept a jump drive from someone youdon't know. Bring it to work and plug it into your workstation.Copy the files over, and if your computer warns that a programwants to communicate with a known malicious website, click'yes.'

Sound far-fetched? Perhaps. We'd all like to believe that no onein our credit unions would ever do anything like this. But they maynot have to.

Let's consider the incredible first. It is widely believed thatscientists carried jump drives infected with the Stuxnet worm intoa secret nuclear facility in Iran. Stuxnet, allegedly developed bya another country, succeeded in gumming up the Iranian nuclearenrichment program for a while. But in the process, Stuxnet alsosucceeded in escaping “into the wild.”

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