Monday, December 24, 2012

Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame and Shamoon are the most Crackerjack Malware in 2012

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Robometricschool. Someone who using computer, laptop, and other devices, maybe now asking about what is the most dangerous viruses or malware in this time. It is because there are many viruses and malwares are attack the computer now. To answer this question, we must definition about dangerous. It is because dangerous is very relative term. You can follow description bellow:

  1. Maybe common virus will be dangerous because this virus can make your computer restart automatically and make you be angry. It also if this virus can make computer restart automatically in vital public service, like in hospital and security. Sure this is make very dangerous effect in our live. So this virus can make computer restart automatically classified in dangerous virus although this virus maybe only common virus.
  2. Secondly, dangerous virus can defined as virus that can destroy the data. The viruses like Kespo and Mywife are the most dangerous viruses because these viruses can destroy the data and difficulty to recovery. 
  3. Thirdly, dangerous virus can defined as the virus that can make suck out the bandwidth. Kind of the most dangerous virus is Codered. Codored virus made to suck out the bandwidth and this is very dangerous virus of this problem.
  4. Fourthly, Dangerous virus can defined as the virus that can injected file and disabling the system. Virut, Sality and Ramnit are the most dangerous malware that can  injected file and disabling the system and make these viruses are dangerous for your system.
Besides, some viruses and malwares above, there are several malwares that can called as crackerjack malwares in 2012. Because of this crackerjack, these malwares very strong and embarrass many antiviruses.

Some analysis said that the crackerjack malwares above are sponsored by the state (state sponsored malware) and launch it to achieve specific goals such as spying on the activities of the enemy, disrupt the process of a device and the last destroy data or cause the maximum loss for a country / institution to be enemies. Here are four crackerjack malwares 2012 according Mr. Alfon Tunajaya.  

Stuxnet.  

Stuxnet is the malware that deployed with the intent to impede Iran's nuclear program in a way to confuse and manipulate the SCADA software that is running a uranium enrichment function in aiding the process of making a nuclear in Iran. 

Duqu 

Some also with Stuxnet, Duqu also malware that deployed with the intent to impede Iran's program in way to confuse and manipulate the SCADA software that is running a uranium enrichment function in aiding the process of making a nuclear in iran.

Flame 

The third malware that very crackerjack in Flame. Flame that can fester in the victim computers for years and did not detected by any antivirus program and run freely spy activities like stealing and transmit data from the computer, turn on the camera, microphone computer remotely to access the connected smartphone by bluetooth to a computer.
 
And the last malware that very crackerjack is Shamoon. Shamoon is malware that believed to be retaliation for Stuxnet action because he succeeded in infecting the computer's 30,000-Aramco (the largest oil company of Saudi Arabia and the world) which is a U.S. ally, also RasGas (Qatar) and operational paralysis weeks.

Shamoon addition to spying trying to transmit confidential data from computers in the infection, the peak of the action was that he did acts of vandalism by removing MBR (mother boot record) of the infected computer.


So, you must be careful with virus or malware that attack your computer today. Always update your antivirus now and don't allow virus will attack your computer.


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