Saturday, June 2, 2012

A/V outfits were out of their league. failed to catch Flame and Stuxnet (except kaspersky)

indicating that the malware was older than 2010.
They had come through automated reporting mechanisms, but had never been flagged by the system as something we should examine closely
Stuxnet went undetected for more than a year
malware called DuQu also went undetected by antivirus firms for over a year.
attackers have access to our(anti virus company) weapons.
http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/06/why-antivirus-companies-like-mine-failed-to-catch-flame-and-stuxnet/

The malicious program, detected as Worm.Win32.Flame by Kaspersky Lab’s security products
New 'Flame' spyware could be next super cyberweapon –Kaspersky, ITU
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/260375/scitech/technology/new-flame-spyware-could-be-next-super-cyberweapon-ndash-kaspersky-itu

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