back to article Kaspersky Lab reveals Duqu 2.0 attack ON ITSELF during Iran nuke talks

Kaspersky Lab has unearthed an attack on its corporate network which hit high profile victims in several Western, Middle East and Asian nations, including covert surveillance attempts during the ongoing Iranian nuclear talks. The Duqu 2.0 malware platform associated with the attacks was exploiting up to three zero-day …

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    Is Kaspersky pro- or anti- Putin?

    Must be hard for them to avoid discovering Russian-origin malware

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      What if they are in a universe that is not Bush-black-and-white and are neither pro- no anti- Putin?

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        the point I was really trying to bring out was that even if they are independent of the Russian government, they must be under significant political pressure to overlook certain types of "infection" caused / created by Russian state assets.

        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          No, they are neutral

          They maintain strict neutrality by never attributing state-sponsored malware and they have exposed Russian-sponsored malware, again without attribution. (See also Kaspersky's blog on the Bloomberg article.)

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    That's nice but if a virus is believed used by <Nation A> spies does that stop <Nation B> from using it? I think not.

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