A group claiming to be from Iran has claimed responsibility for a hack of the international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in an effort to expose what the group says is an Israeli nuclear weapons program.
A sophisticated state-sponsored hack into the offices of the French presidency took place earlier this year, according to newspaper reports.
And which country is alleged to have planted malware on computers at the Elysee Palace? None other than the United States.
Aramco, Saudi Arabia's national oil company, said on Sunday that the company was back in operation ten days after a massive virus outbreak hobbled 30,000 workstations at the company.
Michael Argast from Telus joined Chet once again to discuss the week's news. Topics covered include Flame malware, Do Not Track, TACK, Conficker and Sophos Mobile Security for Android.
Microsoft has now gone public with additional information about the certificate forgery in the Flame malware. The attackers used an MD5 collision.
Learn more about hash collisions, and how to avoid them in your own IT environment.
Microsoft has released an emergency update for Windows, revoking digital certificates that could be used to impersonate the Windows Update security service. The Flame malware exploited flaws related to this vulnerability realizing concerns that Windows Update might be compromised to distribute malware.
Skywiper, Flame, Flamer - whatever you want to call it, this malware is making the headlines today.
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Iranian authorities claim to have discovered another targeted cyberattack against the country - the Flamer worm (also known as Flame).