"When we checked Duqu it looked totally unknown and that was very curious, because it's unclear why something very custom was developed and used," said Vitaly Kamluk, chief malware expert with Kaspersky Lab's global research & analysis team.The key statement: "…it's unclear why something very custom was developed and used…" Nothing unclear about it. As I've said on repeated occasions, the Holy Grail of the perfect virus is principle #7, Black Box Portability. Net net:
- A "Black Box" is an alien architecture.
- An alien architecture will take government-level resources to develop and maintain and evolve.
- The vision of cracking all future architectures is critical to future world dominance.