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Many US computer sites are being cased from abroad
The surveillance was routed through telecommunications switches in Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and Pakistan
Focused on emergency telephone systems, water storage and distribution, and the power grid and power plants, including nuclear power plants.
Questioning of captured al-Qaeda operatives also found that the terror group was interested in a class of digital devices involved in distributed control systems. Many of these system use Windows OS and are susceptible to common hacks.
Trojan programmed to launch a DDOS attack against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
The From and Subject fields of the forwarded message vary but the message body will always contain this text:
"Enjoy this friendship Screen Saver and Check ur friends circle…
"Send this screensaver from to everyone you consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to the person who sent it to you. If it comes back to you, then you’ll know you have a circle of friends."
Yaha-E tries to disable some antivirus and firewall programs. All antivirus programs currently have up-to-date definitions to protect against Yaha-E.