SearchEnterpriseLinux: Don't Dismiss Possibility of Malicious Code on Linux
Mar 31, 2003, 13:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)
[ Thanks to Michael
S. Mimoso for this link. ]
"Many in the Linux community scoff at the possibility of a major
virus or worm slithering about their platform. With source code
open to inspection, surely someone in the community will find and
remediate dangerous vulnerabilities that could be exploited by
pieces of malicious code similar to those that plague Windows.
"But Central Command Inc., a Medina, Ohio-based antivirus
vendor, warns that companies utilizing Linux in server or desktop
environments cannot afford to be so dismissive in their
"CEO Keith Peer said that, as Linux rises in popularity in
distributed enterprises, administrators and security officers
should not succumb to a false sense of security..."