If you are a network manager, a computer systems administrator or a computer security specialist, you have undoubtedly heard about the Flame trojan, a malware program that redefines ones concept of espionage and warfare on the cyber front.
In a recent post on The Weekly Standard magazine’s Web site, Jonathan V. Last provides an interesting perspective of the Flame pertaining to what Flame means in terms of the evolution of malware.
Bride of Stuxnet
Webcraft as spycraft.
While accurately describing Flame as “the most spectacular computer worm ever made”, Jonathan Last minimizes the true threat it presents by categorizing it as “the perfect spy.”