"Gauss" latest Stuxnet, Flame and Duqu relative

Peter Smith

"Gauss," the latest in a string of apparent government sponsored cyber-espionage toolkits, was uncovered by Kaspersky Labs last week. The threat posed by the existence of these pieces of militarized code, and their subsequent development and reprogramming, is at the center of a burgeoning national and global cyber security debate. On August, 9 2012, Kaspersky filed a press release stating that they had discovered the "Gauss" virus. According to the release Gauss is a, "complex, nation-state...
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