New super-cyberweapon 'the Flame' discovered

Tags: cyber

Andrew Elwell

A cyber weapon 20 times more sophisticated than Stuxnet has been discovered by Russian internet security firm Kaspersky Lab it was revealed this morning. The malicious programme, called the Flame, is thought to have been undetected for two years having been active, or "in the wild", since March 2010. Middle Eastern countries including Iran, Israel, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have all been affected according to reports. Due to the complex nature of the virus, the Flame ha...
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