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Data on International Atomic Energy Agency scientists grabbed in purported hack

Data on Atomic Energy Agency scientists grabbed in purported hack

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.

USA blamed for spy malware planted on French president's network

France claims USA hack

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.

Oil giant Saudi Aramco back online after 30,000 workstations hit by malware

Oil giant Saudi Aramco back online after 30,000 workstations hit by malware

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.

SSCC 93 - Flame, LinkedIn, FISA, Patch Tuesday, border snooping and the BlueHat prize

Sophos Security Chet Chat

Michael Argast joins Chet once again to discuss Flame, LinkedIn, warrantless wiretapping, Patch Tuesday, border patrol spying and Microsoft's BlueHat prize.

SSCC 92 - Flame, Do Not Track, TACK, Conficker and Android security

Sophos Security Chet Chat

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 speaks out on Flame malware certificate forgery

Microsoft speaks out on Flame malware certificate forgery

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.

Flame malware used man-in-the-middle attack against Windows Update

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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.

Flame malware - The biggest? The baddest? A little perspective

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Is Flame a big malware threat?

Well, yes it is. But perhaps not in the way you think.

Flame malware - more details of targeted cyber attack in Middle East

Flame malware - more details of targeted cyber attack

Skywiper, Flame, Flamer - whatever you want to call it, this malware is making the headlines today.

Find out more.

Flame worm - Iran claims to discover new Stuxnet-like malware

Flamer worm - Iran claims to discover new Stuxnet-like malware

Iranian authorities claim to have discovered another targeted cyberattack against the country - the Flamer worm (also known as Flame).