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Experts Say Computer Virus Is Covering Its Tracks

June 11 2012


A leading computer security firm says a virus targeting Middle Eastern energy facilities has been given an order to self-destruct to hide its origin, reports the Jerusalem Post.

In an official blog post, California-based Symantec revealed that the "Flamer" virus, also known as Flame, was sent a directive from its command-and-control servers ordering its removal from compromised computers.

The Russian Kaspersky Lab announced Flame's discovery on May 28, saying it was mostly...

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