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Linux Malware: Are We There Yet?

[ Thanks to James
Maguire
for this link. ]

“One of the biggest misconceptions coming from newer Linux users
is that by getting away from Microsoft Windows, they’re now free to
run their PCs without a care in the world. While it’s true that the
Linux desktop isn’t nearly as big of a target as the Windows
desktop, it’s foolish to think that security isn’t a concern at
all.

“As a matter of fact, there are ample malware issues that Linux
users need to be aware of. The difference is that unlike Windows,
most issues come from rootkits and phishing attempts.”


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