A Massive Web of Fake Identities and Websites Controlled Flame Malware

By | June 4, 2012

Source: Wired

by Kim Zetter

In this article “The attackers behind the complex Flame cyberespionage toolkit, believed to be a state-sponsored operation, used an extensive list of fake identities to register at least 86 domains, which they used as part of their command-and-control center, according to researchers at Russia-based antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky says the size of the command-and-control infrastructure, which appears to have been still partially active a few days ago even after the operation was publicly exposed, exceeds anything they’ve seen before.”

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