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Flame Burns a Little Brighter

Did you know that Microsoft’s Terminal Server Licensing Service (we’ll call it TSLS for convenience) generated certificates that could be used to sign code? No? Neither did Redmond. Flame leveraged a “0day” (zero day) within TSLS to sign its own code, allowing it to appear as if the code came from Microsoft. This allowed Flame…

Post by BeyondTrust Research Team June 4, 2012
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Putting out the Flames

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: there is a new piece of malware and this one is even worse than the last one. It is bigger, scarier, more complex and will take years, according to some estimates, to actually ever know what the malware really does. And of course it already has a…

Post by Marc Maiffret May 30, 2012
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