Iran has acknowledged that Flame, what some have called the most sophisticated cyber espionage weapon yet, has infected computers across the country. "Having conducted multiple investigations during the last few months, the Maher center, the Iranian CERTCC, following the continuous research on the targeted attacks of Stuxnet and Duqu since 2010, announces the latest detection of this attack for the very first time," reads the official statement. That all sounds scary, but perhaps, like us, you're not exactly sure what it all means. Cyber-warfare, as far as wars go, is pretty abstract. Let's talk this one out.
Denial-of-service attack / DNS hijacking
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