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Kaspersky Lab: Duqu Framework Likely Written in an Unknown Programming Language

Duqu's Uknown Programming Language

Kaspersky Lab Researchers Say Parts of Duqu Are Written in an Unknown Programming Language, Uses Asynchronous Commutations

Duqu, sometimes referred to as “Son of Stuxnet”, surfaced in October 2010 and has been the subject of considerable industry research as experts attempt to unveil more details on the mystery and origin of the malware. Duqu was designed to help attackers infiltrate systems via backdoor access and steal information and data primarily from industrial control systems and corporate secrets. In other words, the ultimate cyber-espionage weapon. Continue reading Kaspersky Lab: Duqu Framework Likely Written in an Unknown Programming Language

Kaspersky reveals his biggest fears

While cybercrime takes today’s headlines, tomorrow Anonymous could be the next terrorist group and state-sponsored attacks could change the world forever, according to Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky.

Eugene Kaspersky
(Credit: Michael Lee/ZDNet Australia)

In an interview with ZDNet Australia at the Kaspersky Lab Cyber Conference 2012 in Cancun, Mexico, Kaspersky said that the future of cybersecurity revolved around three key issues: cybercriminals, hacktivists and the development of state-sponsored cyberweapons. Continue reading Kaspersky reveals his biggest fears

Kelihos/Hlux botnet comeback with new Techniques

Microsoft and Kaspersky Lab took down the Kelihos botnet last September using “sinkholing” method, but Kaspersky Lab reports that Kelihos botnet comeback with a new avatar.

The earlier version of Kelihos botnet has reportedly infected more than 41,000 computers around the world, not as large as Rustock botnet, but it was capable of sending 3.8 billion spam mails per day. Continue reading Kelihos/Hlux botnet comeback with new Techniques