DDoS attacks against financial institutions in the U.S. may continue unless an anti-Muslim film is pulled offline, hacktivists allege. But a New York Times report said Iran is actually behind the bank website disruptions.
While the malware has targeted businesses in the Middle East and has capabilities reminiscent of other nation-state-backed malware, researchers believe Narilam is less of a threat than such viruses as Flame and Duqu.
Already famous for their sophistication, Flame and Gauss malware have yielded a new develompent. Dubbed MiniFlame, the component is deployed after Flame and Gauss already are installed on targeted machines.