To many in the intelligence community (especially those who purportedly created it), the Stuxnet worm was a wildly successful cyberattack. But it was also a major failure on at least two fronts—fronts that could come back to haunt us.
Step one: take out all the transportation. Step two: the financial base and telecoms. Step three: You get rid of all the utilities. Gas, water, electric, nuclear. that's why they call it a fire sale, because everything must go.