Meet Gauss, another state-sponsored cyberwarefare trojan

By | August 10, 2012
The Flame Saga continues…

Kapersky has identified yet another Trojan in the Flame class. This time, it's stealing bank data – the target is yet unknown. The virus is also in a dormant state, as it's command-and-control servers are offline.

One thing I find worrying though – or perhaps I oversaw it in Flame's analysis – is that it propagates over network connections along the likes of Tor, the leader in providing anonymous internet usage. The net is more watched than we think, even behind the anonymous layers of tor.

Gauss: Abnormal Distribution
While analyzing the Flame malware that we detected in May 2012, Kaspersky Lab experts identified some distinguishing features of Flame’s modules.

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