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Linux... Infected

Jun 14, 2010, 14:18 (23 Talkback[s])

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"The author also indicates that this issue doesn't exist in their code repository (CVS) indicating that it was most likely placed there maliciously by someone wanting to exploit users of the software.

"This back door exploit has been out there for more than 7 months. If this isn't an indicator of the need for better malware protection on the Linux platform, I'm not sure what is. When are we going to admit that we aren't as well protected as we assume we are? What other back doors are in open source that we just haven't found yet? The number has to be greater than zero."

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