More details have been emerging about Flame, which is now strongly suspected to be part of a cyber-espionage operation targeting Iran’s nuclear development facilities. Symantec and Kaspersky Labs said they found evidence that three other undiscovered viruses created by the same group may exist in the wild.
Both companies have also stated that Flame was disguised as a content management system called “Newsforyou.”
Reuters has quouted unnamed U.S. security officials who have said that both Flame and the Stuxnet, another highly sophisticated worm targeted at Iran, were likely developed by a U.S. organization. Others have speculated that Israel was involved.