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Iran's Cardboard Khomeini: Now Available As Malware 51

An anonymous reader writes "Symantec has identified a Malware embedded into a Iranian recipe app for Android that destroys images stored on a camera by stamping the cardboard image of Khomeini on it. The controversy stems from a bizarre February 1 ceremony that sought to recreate Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's triumphant return to Tehran in 1979 after 14 years of exile. Immediately fueling a firestorm of ridicule drawing a cult following online. The threat only appears to be focused in App for Farsi and only in third party app markets, according to Symantec."
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Iran's Cardboard Khomeini: Now Available As Malware

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  • by jabberw0k ( 62554 ) on Wednesday February 29, 2012 @02:29PM (#39200097) Homepage Journal
    Correction: That is "a piece of malware" -- you cannot have "a malware" or "a software" or "a hardware" or "a clothing" or "an information" -- you have a piece of malware, software, hardware, clothing, or information.
  • by roc97007 ( 608802 ) on Wednesday February 29, 2012 @09:31PM (#39204403) Journal

    What about the J.J. Abrams malware that puts annoying lens flare on all your photos and videos?

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