eWeek: Could a Worm on Mac or Linux Ever Get Traction?
May 08, 2004, 05:30 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Seltzer)
"We saw a series of Macintosh security vulnerabilities exposed
this week. Some of them are quite nasty, but the nature of the bug
notwithstanding, it's unlikely to be as widely exploited as a
"Will we ever see something like the Sasser worm for the
Macintosh or Linux? It's an interesting question, and not just for
academic reasons. Undoubtedly, many people who choose these
platforms do so because they think it immunizes them from the sorts
of attacks Windows users must deal with..."