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Microsoft fixes Duqu hole, but not BEAST problem

Microsoft pulls patch to protect IE users from flaw in SSL protocol after running into compatibility issue.

By December 13, 2011


Microsoft patches critical Windows bug, but not Duqu flaw

Software giant prioritizes update that closes hole in TCP/IP stack in Windows 7, Vista, and Server 2008.

By November 8, 2011


Zero-day Windows kernel bug used in Duqu infections

Microsoft says it is working on a security patch to close a hole being used by the Trojan to infect systems.

By November 1, 2011


A who's who of Mideast-targeted malware

What do Stuxnet, Duqu, Gauss, Mahdi, Flame, Wiper, and Shamoon have in common?

By August 31, 2012


Microsoft issues temporary fix for critical Windows hole

Workaround targets vulnerability being exploited by the Stuxnet-like Duqu Trojan infecting computers via a Word document.

By November 3, 2011


New data-stealing Trojan could be Stuxnet version 2.0

Symantec says threat could be precursor to attacks on industrial control systems much like Stuxnet was.

By October 18, 2011


Iran's cyberwarfare czar is allegedly assassinated

As the Middle East country beefs up its cyberforces, Mojtaba Ahmadi, the head of its Cyber War Headquarters, is said to be found with two bullet wounds near his heart.

By October 2, 2013


Stuxnet attacks Iran again, reports say

The worm apparently was aimed at a power plant and other sites in southern Iran but was thwarted.

By December 25, 2012


Microsoft advising users to apply latest critical security patches

Windows users are being asked to install the latest round of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates to fix a range of critical bugs in key software.

By February 15, 2012


With Gauss tool, cyberspying moves beyond Stuxnet, Flame

Kaspersky Lab finds Gauss, a spying malware that collects financial information and resembles Flame. Components are named after famous mathematicians.

By August 9, 2012