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Submission + - Flame malware authors hit self-destruct (cio.com.au)

angry tapir writes: "The creators of the Flame cyber-espionage threat ordered infected computers still under their control to download and execute a component designed to remove all traces of the malware and prevent forensic analysis. Flame has a built-in feature called SUICIDE that can be used to uninstall the malware from infected computers. However, late last week, Flame's creators decided to distribute a different self-removal module to infected computers that connected to servers still under their control."
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Flame malware authors hit self-destruct

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It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.