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With Linux, Even Rootkits Are Open Source

Sep 10, 2008, 12:31 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Ryan)

"Regardless, every Linux user will now have to be on the lookout, as the availability of a pre-packaged -- and open source -- Linux rootkit means that, in the words of one security researcher, "the gap between a script kiddie and a hacker just got a little smaller.""

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