The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that unnamed former U.S. government officials believe Israel is behind Duqu. This would explain the group's interest in the Iranian nuclear negotiations, which Israel opposes, and the platform's similarity to Stuxnet, which is believed to have been a joint U.S.-Israeli project.
Duqu is not the first cyberespionage malware threat that was used to target telecom operators. The Equation group, which some people believe is the U.S. National Security Agency, has also compromised such companies, and so did Volatile Cedar, a cyberespionage group that security firm Check Point Software Technologies believes operates from Lebanon.
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