McAfee Labs Security Advisory: MTIS11-188

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    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

     

    October 19, 2011 | MTIS11-188

     

    Since the last McAfee® Labs Security Advisory (October 19), the following noteworthy events have taken place:

    • The PWS-Duqu malware family is based on Stuxnet and is used in professional attacks against Certificate Authorities and other high-profile targets.
    • PWS-Duqu, PWS-Duqu.dr, and PWS-PWS-Duqu!rootkit are malware components known-to be associated with these attacks.