Flame malware makers send ‘suicide’ code

The creators of the Flame malware have sent a “suicide” command that removes it from some infected computers. Security firm Symantec caught the command using booby-trapped computers set up to watch Flame’s actions. The “suicide” command was “designed to completely remove Flame from the compromised computer”, said Symantec. The command located every Flame file sitting on a PC, removed it and then overwrote memory locations with gibberish to thwart forensic examination…

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