Researchers Seek Help in Solving DuQu Mystery Language
By: Kim Zetter, WIRED
DuQu, the malicious code that followed in the wake of the infamous
Stuxnet code, has been analyzed nearly as much as its predecessor. But
one part of the code remains a mystery, and researchers are asking
programmers for help in solving it.
The mystery concerns an essential component of the malware that
communicates with command-and-control servers and has the ability to
download additional payload modules and execute them on infected
Researchers at Russia-based antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab
have been unable to determine the language in which the communication
module is written and plan to discuss the mystery code Wednesday at the
CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver in the hope of finding
someone who can identify it.