Skip to comments.First came Stuxnet computer virus, now there's Duqu
Posted on 10/19/2011 11:07:47 PM PDT by fso301
Computer virus similar to Stuxnet detected in Europe; designed to capture keystrokes and gain remote access; US issues public alert.
WASHINGTON - First there was the Stuxnet computer virus that wreaked havoc on Iran's nuclear program. Now comes "Duqu," which researchers on Tuesday said appears to be quite similar.
Security software firm Symantec said in a report it was alerted by a research lab with international connections on Friday to a malicious code that "appeared to be very similar to Stuxnet." It was named Duqu because it creates files with "DQ" in the prefix.
The US Department of Homeland Security said it was aware of the reports and was taking action.
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Who needs power outages when the Kenyan has doubled the price of coal and made electricity unaffordable?
Yup, the OB virus has wrecked havoc on the U.S. and world economies. No Hope to Change the situation until November 2012.