Undeclared Cyberwarfare’s New Kid on the Block: GaussStuxnet. Duqu. Flame. To the list of weaponized viruses being discovered in computers across the Middle East that look like state-sponsored cyberweapons, we can now add a newcomer: Gauss. Reported last night by Russian security firm Kaspersky, Gauss seems to represent an attack on a new front, targeting finances rather than the infrastructure assets assaulted by previous viruses.Read on...
Cyberweapon Flame Takes Cyber-Cyanide Pill, Is Systematically Deleting Itself
There's all kinds of dangerous malware out there these days between Stuxnet, the stuff packed into North Korean video games and who knows what else. One particularly dangerous and efficient example, Flame, is actually helping solve the problem, kind of. Security researches have actually caught instances of Flame deleting itself.Read on...