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Cybersleuths Link Flame, Stuxnet

Kaspersky finding suggests two viruses originated in US or Israel

(Newser) - Cybersecurity researchers said yesterday that they'd found a link between the infrastructure-wrecking cyberweapon known as Stuxnet and the recently-discovered Flame virus—possibly offering a new clue about the latter's origins. Kaspersky Labs expert Alexander Gostev said in a blog post that his company had identified a similarity between... More »

Twitter Overflows With Malware

One in 500 tweets links to malicious software, experts say

(Newser) - Twitter is the perfect malware delivery system, enabling cybercriminals to lure users with a quick tweet on a hot topic and a shortened URL that hides a shady website’s identity. One in 500 URLs posted on Twitter links to live malware, says Kaspersky international, which make a program that... More »

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