Flame malware toolkit

Precision Espionage miniFlame Malware Tied to Flame, Gauss

One of three previously unseen pieces of malware discovered during forensic analysis of the Flame malware command-and-control servers has been identified as a secondary surveillance tool deployed against specially identified targets, and only after an initial Flame or Gauss compromise, researchers said today.

Flame C&C Server Analysis Reveals New Malware in the Wild

Forensic analysis of a number of Flame malware toolkit command-and-control servers revealed an additional three unidentified pieces of malicious code are under the control of the attackers, including one in the wild. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab, Symantec, CERT-Bund/BSI, and the International Telecommunication Union’s Impact Alliance said today they also pinpointed the first work done on the Flame espionage campaign was carried out in 2006, much earlier than the 2010 date development was initially thought to have begun.

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