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engine - 5:59 pm on May 28, 2012 (gmt 0)
Warnings Raised Over 'Flame' Data Collection Malware [bbc.co.uk]
|A complex targeted cyber-attack that collected private data from countries such as Israel and Iran has been uncovered, researchers have said. |
Russian security firm Kaspersky Labs told the BBC they believed the malware, known as Flame, had been operating since August 2010.
The company said it believed the attack was state-sponsored, but could not be sure of its exact origins.
They described Flame as "one of the most complex threats ever discovered".
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