Are you all familiar with the modern-day boogieman? The boogieman for computers that is. There are guys out there whose sole purpose is to wreak havoc on the computer of the unsuspecting soul who dares to open that email message or the unknown web page. Well, recently it was discovered that there were some guys who decided that their latest target would be the industrial automation arena. They created a destructive virus called Stuxnet. This virus was the first of it’s kind and it made its way into some PLC’s. In this lesson, we are going to discuss the virus and in a future lesson, we are going to discuss how to detect the virus in TIA Portal.