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Kaspersky finds powerful cyber weapon called “FLAME”

Last May 28, Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, announced that it has discovered a powerful and highly complex malicious software that is being used as a cyber weapon to attack certain countries.

The new malware called “Flame,” short for Worm.Win32.Flame, steals top secret information such as emails, audio recordings, photos, documents, messages, and discussions from infected computers. The captured information is sent to a network of command-and-control servers located in many different parts of the world.

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Posted by on June 1, 2012 in Kaspersky Lab, Ovum, Technology

 

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