Thursday, May 31, 2012

"Flamer" Cyber Weapon Virus Burning Through Computers In The Middle East

A new virus is burning through the Middle East dubbed “Flamer” and it’s said to be responsible for recent data loss in seven countries.

Here’s News12

“It’s described as the most complex cyber weapon ever created… It’s designed to turn on PC microphones to listen to people.”

The Iranian Computer Emergency Response Team says it’s comparable to two other large viruses, known as Stuxnet and Duqu, that have affected Middle Eastern databases in the past—but this time it’s on a much bigger scale.
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