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The latest cyber espionage tool - Gauss
« on: 10. August 2012., 09:03:50 »
Recently found malware that collects financial information and has already took data from financial institutions in Lebanon. Launched in September 2011, found by Kaspersky Labs in June.

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The latest cyber espionage tool - Gauss
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Re: "Gauss" – A New Complex Cyber-Threat
« Reply #1 on: 13. August 2012., 18:13:08 »

More information about "Gauss" from Kaspersky:


Kaspersky Lab announces the discovery of ‘Gauss’, a new cyber-threat targeting users in the Middle East. Gauss is a complex, nation-state sponsored cyber-espionage toolkit designed to steal sensitive data, with a specific focus on browser passwords, online banking account credentials, cookies, and specific configurations of infected machines.

The online banking Trojan functionality found in Gauss is a unique characteristic that was not found in any previously known cyber-weapons.



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