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Network World: Does Open Source Encourage Rootkits?

“Rootkits are becoming more prevalent and difficult to detect,
and security vendor McAfee says the blame falls squarely on the
open source community.

“In its ‘Rootkits’ report being published today, McAfee says the
number of rootkits it has collected as malware samples has jumped
ninefold this quarter compared with the same quarter a year
ago…”


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