Duqu virus created over as long as 5 years

Monday - 11/14/2011, 6:30pm EST

The Duqu virus is not an overnight sensation. Kaspersky Labs says hackers may have been working on it for as long as five years, CIO.com reports.

The spyware was designed to steal your information, and open the network for even worse cyber attacks. The hackers who started the virus have still not been identified.

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