Still remember with Stuxnet? Viruses that attack nuclear facilities in Iran some time ago. Supposedly, the malicious program was ready to burst back with a new face.
This was revealed by Costin Raiu, Kaspersky Director of Global Research &Analysis, which mentions that there are at least three other malware that is designed based on the source code Stuxnet.
"It's like the sport lego. You can assemble a robot or a home based on existing components," said Raiu, as quoted from Reuters, Thursday (29/12/2011).
Previously, the nature of Stuxnet found also in Duqu virus. Both have identicalpatterns, which create a unique registry on each computer that becomes the victim.
Registry who made it then made the access to be able to communicate with the creators, stealing specific data, and able to duplicate themselves. Well, thesecharacteristics have been found in three of malware, which until now has notclearly identified.
The origins of Stuxnet itself is still a mystery, but according to the Kaspersky viruswas worth millions of dollars backed by the United States and Israel.