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Duqu infection linked to Microsoft Word exploit

Discussion in 'News' started by GiddyG, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. GiddyG

    GiddyG Terabyte Poster Gold Member


    Duqu infection linked to Microsoft Word exploit

    The Duqu computer infection was spread with the help of an infected Microsoft Word document, according to a report.

    The research says the Trojan exploited a previously unknown vulnerability embedded in Word files, allowing Duqu to modify computers' security protection.

    The code is believed to have been designed to gather intelligence from industrial control-systems.

    Microsoft says it is preparing a software patch to address the issue.

    Full Story here


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