miniFlame

  • First known sample

    2010
  • Discovery

    2012
  • Number of targets

    1-100
  • Current status

    Active
  • Type

    Backdoor
  • Targeted platforms

    Windows
  • TOP targeted countries

    Iran , Kuwait , Lebanon , Palestine , Qatar
  • Connected attacks

  • The way of propagation

    USB drives
  • Purpose/Functions

    Cyberespionage
  • Special features
    The exact infection vector for SPE is unknown; it is believed that the malware is deployed from the Command and Control server during Flame or Gauss infections.
  • Targets

    Specific individuals
  • Artefacts/Attribution
    Allegedly a new nation-state cyberespionage malware
  • Description

    A small, fully functional cyber-espionage malware designed for data theft and direct access to infected systems that primarily targets systems in Western Asia, predominantly in Lebanon.

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