Batchwiper Follows Stuxnet/Flame Onto Iranian Computers

By Robert Vamosi | 12/18/12 2:35 AM

A new data wiping malware is targeting Iranian computers networks, according to an alert from that country's Computer Emergency Response Team.

Known as Batchwiper, because the destructive element is found within a batch file, the malware systematically wipes data found on Windows-based drives with letters D through I. AlienVault has detailed analysis of Batchwiper's installation and payload.

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Researcher: Wiper Malware Related to Stuxnet, Duqu

By Robert Vamosi | 8/30/12 2:19 AM

Clues connecting malware that wipes a hard drive clean to state-sponsored malware have emerged.

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New Stuxnet / Flame Relative Targets Middle East Banks

By Robert Vamosi | 8/10/12 2:52 AM

A new malware that targets banks in the Middle East has its origins in code used for Stuxnet and Flame, say researchers.

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Microsoft Quietly Fixes Duqu Patch

By Robert Vamosi | 5/15/12 11:07 PM

Among the 23 patches issued by Microsoft on Tuesday, one was aimed squarely at stopping Duqu.

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Duqu: Son of Stuxnet

By Robert Vamosi | 10/18/11 4:10 AM

It had to happen: Someone has released the next-step toward the next-generation Stuxnet virus, although the target of this new virus is yet unclear.

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