The projects were indeed separate and independent from each other. However, the new findings that reveal how the teams shared source code of at least one module in the early stages of development prove that the groups cooperated at least once. What we have found is very strong evidence that Stuxnet/Duqu and Flame cyber-weapons are connected.
Things will be much better once the "Certified Windows8 Compatible" bootloaders are released. When only software signed by Microsoft , or that made by anyone with $99 and Verisign's email address, is allowed to run on your PC, you'll be totally safe.
What's that, imaginary voice in my head? Flame was signed with a cert derived from an MS cert and represented itself as MS software? And... Timmy fell down a well?
Well... I have a lot of stuff to work our right now - but I think we can agree that security systems that rely on you to trust one major corporation with a history of security failures to be totally secure from top to bottom is not a great life-plan.
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
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