eWeek: Gov't Cyber-Sleuths Focusing on Linux, iPod, Xbox
Jan 12, 2006, 21:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul F. Roberts)
"Cyber-security and computer experts from the government and law
enforcement are increasingly concerned with malicious code that
runs on Linux and Apple Computer Inc.'s Mac OS X operating systems
and threats posed by devices such as iPods and Xboxes.
"Intensive courses on the Mac OS X and Linux operating systems,
as well as iPods, were just a few of the offerings at a recent
cyber-security conference sponsored by the U.S. Department of
Defense. Network administrators and cyber-investigators say they
are increasingly being called on to investigate compromises of
non-Windows operating systems and to analyze portable devices such
as iPods, according to interviews with attendees by eWEEK..."