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A few weeks ago, the Shamoon computer virus was attacking oil and gas operations throughout the Middle East. The virus complicated operations at some facilities and sabotaged other parts of the company. The virus disappeared as quickly as it arrived, but that doesn’t mean Middle Eastern oil companies are ready to forget about it. Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s largest oil company, was most afRead More
You might have heard about the Shamoon virus over the last few days. It’s a dangerous virus that has been affecting computers across the Middle East and other parts of the world. Although it’s largely concentrated in Middle Eastern computer networks (particularly corporate networks), Shamoon has been spotted on computers in western countries as well. “Shamoon” is the Arabic word for SimRead More
Unfortunately, we have another new virus to tell you about. Today, PC security experts around the world are trying to figure out a new type of malware called Shamoon. The malware was discovered by PC security firms on Thursday, August 16, and since then, we’ve been learning more and more about how the virus works. Basically, Shamoon steals user information from some of the deepest folders onRead More