While analyzing the Flame malware that we detected in May 2012, Kaspersky Lab experts identified some distinguishing features of Flame’s modules.
The malware, discovered by Russia-based anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab, is an espionage toolkit that has been infecting targeted systems in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Sudan, the Israeli Occupied Territories and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa for at least two years.
Researchers have found evidence that the Stuxnet worm, which alarmed governments around the world, could be about to regenerate. Stuxnet was a highly complex piece of malware created to spy on and disrupt Iran’s nuclear programme. No-one has identified the worm authors but the finger of suspicion fell on the Israeli and US governments. The [...]
Companies that run critical U.S. industries such as power plants would get government incentives to make sure their systems are secure from computer-based attacks, the White House said Thursday, detailing its broad proposal to beef up the country’s cybersecurity.
You had to know something interesting would come out of the quarter million diplomatic cables that WikiLeaks just, well, leaked late on Sunday, and the New York Times has picked out a doozie for us.