A security researcher at the Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas has revealed a handful of new zero-day exploits in the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems used to interface with industrial machinery. SCADA became a household name for security researchers after it was found that the Stuxnet worm had infected those systems to damage centrifuges at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility in 2010. But for these latest vulnerabilities, researcher Wesley McGrew presents an unusual Patient Zero: the universally loathed 17-year-old software, Microsoft Bob . If you don’t remember Bob, you’re probably better off for it. But basically, the failed platform was meant to give Windows PCs a “user-friendly” interface composed of virtual..