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MS NBC: Trojan horse imposter invades Unix

Yesterday, Linux Today posted two articles related to this
security problem:

CERT outputs
advisory on TCP Wrappers

Wietse
Venema’s post to BUGTRAQ about the topic
.

MS NBC caught wiff of the story, and posted their own rendition
of the event.

“Unix system administrators who downloaded and installed the
popular TCP Wrappers software in the past 24 hours may have
unknowingly opened the door for hackers to their networks. The
popular Unix administrative tool, available free from many FTP
sites, has been replaced in some cases by a look-alike program
that’s really a Trojan horse, officials from the Computer Emergency
Response Team organization confirmed Thursday night.”

Complete
Story