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May 29, 2012

In Iran, Flame heats up the cold war online

Flame, one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen, has been loose inside Iran and elsewhere, undetected, for at least two years.

Stilgherrian — Technology writer and broadcaster

Stilgherrian

Technology writer and broadcaster

Flame, one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen, has been loose inside Iran and elsewhere, undetected, for at least two years. It’s yet more clear evidence that a cold war is well under way online — and defences on all sides are inadequate.

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