Sophisticated Malware Infecting Machines in US and Europe

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The malware, known as Turla, Uroburos or Snake, could come from Russia, according to investigators, and have been infecting computers since 2006.

Uroburos is a rootkit, composed of two files, that is able to take control of infected machines, execute arbitrary commands, hide system activities, and, ultimately, steal information and capture network traffic.

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