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There was Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame, the next? - Gauss

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#1 dev00790


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Posted 10 August 2012 - 08:02 AM

Title: "Virus found in Mideast can spy on bank transactions"
Article: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/factbox-gauss-cyber-spying-virus-165508555.html

A new cyber surveillance virus has been found in the Middle East that can spy on banking transactions and steal login information for social networking sites, email and instant messaging, according to a leading computer security firm, Kaspersky Lab.

Title: "Gauss: Abnormal Distribution"
Article: http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792238/Gauss_Abnormal_Distribution

This is the first publicly known nation-state sponsored banking Trojan.

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Edited by dev00790, 10 August 2012 - 08:38 AM.

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 12:25 AM

That is definitely an interesting one, and now our friends at Kaspersky are still trying to decrypt one of the modules, but they only know part of the routine; so we'll just have to see what happens and if people step in to assist them. .

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