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Stuxnet x20: Massive cyber spy virus ‘Flame’ hits Iran, Israel

Posted By admin On May 29, 2012 @ 2:30 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

RT [1]
May 29, 2012

A powerful data-snatching virus targeting computers in Iran, Israel and other Middle Eastern countries has been discovered by Russian experts. The worm has been used for years for what seems to be state-sponsored cyber espionage.

Russian cyber-security company Kaspersky Lab says the malware, codenamed Flame, is the largest and one of the most complex cyber-attacks ever discovered. It reports that the most severely affected computers are in Iran – but Israel, Syria and other countries across the Middle East have also been infected.

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[1] RT: http://www.rt.com/news/flame-iran-virus-kaspersky-442/

[2] Global cyber war: New Flame-linked malware detected: http://www.prisonplanet.com/global-cyber-war-new-flame-linked-malware-detected.html

[3] Iran: Israel behind Flame attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-israel-behind-flame-attack.html

[4] Was Flame super-virus created in the US? Cyber weapon threatening to cripple entire nations has ‘hallmarks of the NSA’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/was-flame-super-virus-created-in-the-us-cyber-weapon-threatening-to-cripple-entire-nations-has-hallmarks-of-the-nsa.html

[5] U.S., Israel developed Flame computer virus to slow Iranian nuclear efforts, officials say: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-israel-developed-flame-computer-virus-to-slow-iranian-nuclear-efforts-officials-say.html

[6] Computer Experts Discover Flame and Stuxnet Related: http://www.prisonplanet.com/computer-experts-discover-flame-and-stuxnet-related.html

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