Duqu

Duqu exploits previously unknown vulnerability in Windows kernel

The H-Online Security: Microsoft has confirmed a report from Budapest-based Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security (CrySyS), which claimed that the Duqu bot spreads by exploiting a zero day vulnerability in the Windows kernel. How it spreads had previously been unknown. CrySyS discovered the Windows vulnerability whilst analysing the installer. The bot, which anti-virus software …

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Duqu, Son of Stuxnet?

Schneier on Security: A newly discovered piece of malware, Duqu, seems to be a precursor to the next Stuxnet-like worm and uses some of the same techniques as the original. Link to Source Symantec: W32.Duqu: The Precursor to the Next StuxnetDuqu is essentially the precursor to a future Stuxnet-like attack. The threat was written by …

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