Kapsersky Labs have uncovered a new cyber threat called Gauss, which is targeting users in the Middle East. The anti-virus maker describes Gauss as a complex, nation-state sponsored cyber-espionage toolkit designed to steal sensitive data with a specific focus on browser passwords, online banking account credentials, cookies, and specific configurations of infected machines. (more…)Google+
Result for: “Stuxnet” categories
Two weeks ago we reported that security suite maker Kaspersky Labs had uncovered the Flame bonnet, which it claimed could be the most lethal cyber weapon of its kind. At the time, it had been noted that the Flame was much more complex than Stuxnet and was not related. After extensive research, the experts at Kaspersky Labs have found out that there is a link between Stuxnet and Flame with the developers being connected. (more…)Google+
Kaspersky Labs detects “The Flame”, the most sophisticated cyber weapon unleashed on the Middle East
Security experts Kaspersky Labs have unraveled a worm called the Flame, which the company says could be the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed. Kaspersky Labs believe it is a nation sponsored virus as it is not designed to steal money from bank accounts and is also different from cyber attack tools of hacktivists. The report says that its sole operation is to systematically collect information on the operations of certain nation states in the Middle East, including Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Israel and ...