Analyst: Flame Devs Used FOSS to Help Them Hide

The developers of the now-notorious Flame malware used command and control servers running the 64-bit version of Debian and the OpenVz virtualization technology in their work. They wrote most of the server code in PHP, researchers at Kaspersky Lab and Symantec have found during continuing investigations into the malware. The researchers say work on the Flame C&C platform began in 2006, earlier than previously believed, and that the platform is still under development.

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