Duqu

The good, bad and ugly

The good, bad and ugly

While some instances of Stuxnet and Duqu found their way into seemingly unplanned locations, the majority of occurrences were localized to targeted systems.

Making sense of Middle East-targeted malware

Making sense of Middle East-targeted malware

Stuxnet kicked things off, and since then, there's been an explosion in sophisticated viruses targeting businesses and critical infrastructure in the Gulf region. But, prevention is still an option.

Obama, Romney avoid talking cyber security at debate

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The third and final presidential debate was heavy on the kinetic and light on the cyber. And it shouldn't have surprised anybody.

Flame-related malware detected in the wild

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Researchers have discovered three new malware strains linked with the Flame virus, and noted an even higher number of victims than expected.

Link spotted between Wiper virus and Stuxnet, Duqu

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The Wiper virus has left few clues for researchers to study, but there may be similarities between it and other malware targeting systems in the Middle East.

The Flame virus: Implications versus speculation

The Flame virus: Implications versus speculation

While the investigation is just beginning into the massive espionage toolkit known as Flame, which has targeted computers, mainly in Iran, it is important to consider the consequences of this malware.

Microsoft hands out more Duqu fixes despite prior patch

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Just when you thought all of the windows that control system recon trojan Duqu used to propagate had been roped off, the software giant releases a new set of fixes.

Duqu variant uncovered

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The year's first variant of the notorius W32.Duqu, a trojan that seems intended for cyber war, has been discovered by Symantec researchers.

The not-so-advanced persistent threat

Hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec have made a name for themselves by scanning large organizations until they find the one weak system ready to be exploited. You can prevent an attack.

Three "critical" patches to be in Microsoft security update

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Microsoft on Tuesday is scheduled to release 14 patches to fix 20 vulnerabilities across its product line.

Duqu perpetrators wipe command servers of evidence

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On Oct 20, just two days after researchers released details about the Duqu malware, its creators scrubbed all the files from their command-and-control servers in an effort to conceal their identity.

Duqu detection kit released

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The Hungary-based research lab responsible for detecting the Duqu trojan has released a toolkit to find traces of the trojan on a computer or in a whole network.

Part Two: Duqu: father, son, or unholy ghost of Stuxnet?

Part Two: Duqu: father, son, or unholy ghost of Stuxnet?

Three U.S. Air Force information security experts, independent of their role in the military, studied the Duqu trojan, and you might be surprised by what they found. This is the second article in a two-part series that examines the sophisticated threat that everyone is talking about.

Microsoft releases four security patches, one critical

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Microsoft on Tuesday patched one "critical" vulnerability, plus three other less-severe flaws. Not patched, as expected, is a bug related to the Duqu trojan.

The security industry that cried wolf

The security industry that cried wolf

The security industry, and the media that covers it, would be better served focusing on the tried-and-true motives for cybercrime, not conspiracy theories.

Microsoft issues workaround for Duqu malware

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Microsoft issued a temporary fix for a vulnerability in the Windows kernel used to spread Duqu, the so-called "son of Stuxnet" trojan.

Trojans, Anonymous, Android threats dominate landscape

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Three out of every four new malware strains created during the third quarter was a trojan, says a new report from PandaLabs.

Microsoft security update addresses four flaws, not Duqu

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Microsoft is prepping four security bulletins for its November update, though it is not expected to provide a fix for the zero-day flaw used to spread Duqu.

Duqu: father, son, or unholy ghost of Stuxnet?

Duqu: father, son, or unholy ghost of Stuxnet?

Three U.S. Air Force information security experts, independent of their role in the military, studied the Duqu trojan, and you might be surprised by what they found. This is the first article in a two-part series that examines the sophisticated threat that everyone is talking about.

Duqu trojan spreads through 0-day Microsoft bug

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A piece of malware that has drawn comparisons to the notorious Stuxnet worm is using an unknown Windows kernel vulnerability to infect its targets.

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