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Online Gauss Detection Tool From Kaspersky Lab

Few days back, Kaspersky Labs has identified a new, highly complex malware named “Gauss”, which is a variant of recently identified Stuxnet and Flame (one of the most complex computer viruses of all time) malware that affects Windows systems. Like Flame, the attack by Gauss has also highly targeted (especially to Middle East countries); however, anyone can simply check their computer for Gauss by an online tool from Kaspersky.

Once infected, Gauss malware can steal lot of information from an infected computer, such as banking information, credit card details, passwords, etc.

Kaspersky Labs has detected that the “Gauss” malware installs a font called "Palida Narrow" on infected systems. Although, it is yet to discovered why the attackers have installed this font, it could serve as an indicator of Gauss activity on a system.


Gauss online detection tool doesn’t require anything to install on a system to test. Just visit this page and it’ll instantly lets you know the result. If it detects the presence of Palida Narrow font, you should install an antivirus solution and check your system immediately.

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