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Date: 15th Jan 2013, Tuesday

Red October computer virus resurface

The primary focus of the campaign was targeting countries in eastern Europe, "former USSR Republics and countries in Central Asia, although victims can be found everywhere, including Western Europe and North America. The Red October has an unique "resurrection" module that hid in Adobe Reader and Microsoft Office programmes that allowed the attackers to regain access if the virus was discovered and removed.

Updated On: 13.09.06