Meet 'Flame'

Friday, June 01, 2012

Wired senior reporter Kim Zetter discusses 'Flame,' the latest tool of cyberweaponry infecting Iranian computers.


Kim Zetter

Comments [8]

Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

Aren't dyobs usual comments psychotic?

Jun. 01 2012 12:45 PM

Brian, even if war were only waged via computer, this does not necessarily mean "without killing." Taking down power grids and water systems could absolutely result in deaths, and certainly would if it lasted long enough. No drinking water, no sewage or waste disposal, no food storage, no transportation to get would be quite horrific.

Jun. 01 2012 12:06 PM

...sorry about the "usual psychotics" comment.

Jun. 01 2012 11:21 AM

We have removed 3 comments. Please remember to stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.

Jun. 01 2012 11:11 AM
Amy from Manhattan

Taking down a city's electrical grid doesn't mean not killing people. People would die because the ambulance dispatch system wasn't working, & possibly in car/subway accidents. It would mean they wouldn't be shot or bombed, but they'd still die because of it.

Jun. 01 2012 10:58 AM
Martin Chuzzlewit from Manhattan

David Sanger's front page NYT article is a must read.

Jun. 01 2012 10:46 AM
Elaine from Baltimore

Cold war to Code war

Jun. 01 2012 10:29 AM
John A.

Never mind "Flame", I caught the twitter app, the sitting on Your page, WNYC, taking over 125 MB of my system memory yesterday. Memory leak, perhaps?
Forward as necessary.

Jun. 01 2012 10:25 AM

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