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Russian Cyber-security firm, Kaspersky Lab has discovered a highly sophisticated, malicious computer program that is actively being used as a cyber weapon, attacking entities in several countries. Kaspersky Lab has named the virus, Flame and is calling it a super-cyberweapon, with complexity and functionality exceeding all other cyber menaces known to date. Flame is designed to carry out cyber espionage. It can steal valuable information, like computer display contents, information about targeted systems, stored files, contact data and even audio conversations. Preliminary findings indicate that Flame has been “in the wild” since March 2010 – but, due to its extreme complexity, no security software detected it. Kaspersky also believes that Flame is so sophisticated, it must have been created by a government entity. Interestingly, Israel’s Vice Prime Minister Moshe Yaalon said, “For anyone who sees the Iranian threat as significant, it is reasonable that he would take different steps, including these, in order to hobble it.” It looks like the super-cyber war has begun.