Linux Phishing Botnet Statistics Can Be Deceptive

“The Register reports today, in the article eBay: Botnets are
Linux-happy, that eBay’s new chief information security officer has
noted a surprising trend. Specifically, in his previous employment
as the CISO of Washington Mutual, evidence suggested that the
majority of phishing attempts targeting Washington Mutual
originated on Linux systems.

“The obvious implication is that there are far more compromised
Linux systems in phishing botnets than Microsoft Windows


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