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Worm Attack Prompts DoD To Ban Use of External Media 295

An anonymous reader writes "The Pentagon has suffered from a cyber attack so alarming that it has taken the unprecedented step of banning the use of external hardware devices, such as flash drives and DVDs [...] The attack came in the form of a global virus or worm that is spreading rapidly throughout a number of military networks."

It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.