Flame virus ‘Told to Vanish’, say experts

 

U.S. computer security researchers say the Flame computer virus has gotten orders to vanish, leaving no trace. By Elad Benari

U.S. computer security researchers said on Sunday that the Flame computer virus, which struck at least 600 specific computer systems in Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Authority, has gotten orders to vanish, leaving no trace.

AFP reported that anti-virus company Symantec said in a blog post that late last week that some Flame “command-and-control servers sent an updated command to several compromised computers.”

“This command was designed to completely remove (Flame) from the compromised computers,” said the statement. Flame virus ‘Told to Vanish’, say experts

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