Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab claims to have uncovered a new "cyber-espionage toolkit" designed by the same people behind the state-sponsored Flame malware that infiltrated machines in Iran. The researchers claim this new malware has been found infecting systems in other countries in the Middle East, and targets online financial systems. More at Wired Threat Level and Reuters. They're calling this one "Gauss."

2 Responses to “New virus targets online banking systems in Mideast”

  1. Oh, the Middle East. For a moment I thought the Mideast in the title referred to Pennsylvania or Virginia.

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