Report: Flame part of US-Israeli cyberattack campaign against Iran

    Date21 Jun 2012
    CategoryGovernment
    1994
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The highly sophisticated Flame malware was jointly developed by the U.S. and Israeli governments in preparation for a cybersabotage campaign to disrupt Iran's nuclear fuel enrichment efforts, according to a media report. Citing unnamed Western officials with knowledge of the operation, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday that Flame's goal was to collect intelligence about Iran's computer networks that would facilitate future cyberattacks.
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