Vnunet.com: Honeymoon Over for Linux Users
Sep 30, 2002, 23:30 (51 Talkback[s])
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"As open source software becomes increasingly popular it is
being targeted by virus writers and proving to be at least as
vulnerable as Microsoft.
"The virus-monitoring laboratory of Network Associates'
Antivirus Emergency Response Team (Avert) has logged over 170
viruses and Trojans for Linux, as well as an additional 30 Unix
"Of these, six or seven are active in the field at any one
time--currently Ramen, Lion, BoxPoison, OSF, Scalper and its