Malicious code is nothing to worry about on Linux, right? Hold your penguins. How Linux malware has gone from the sidelines to the headlines. Gone are the days when the idea of viruses or other malware hitting Linux was almost universally greeted with quizzical glances, if not outright rejection. Long thought of as the perfect … More Linux and malware: Should you worry?
16 years ago, Mac OS X came to light for the first time. For $129, the then new operating system promised stable, open source and UNIX based experience. As the years passed and the novelty of the version along with them, its security has become one of its most often named features, convincing many Mac users … More 16 years of Mac OS X: Secure but not invincible to malware
Security researchers at ESET, in collaboration with CERT-Bund, the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing as well as other agencies, have uncovered a widespread cybercriminal campaign that has seized control of over 25,000 Unix servers worldwide. The attack, which has been dubbed “Operation Windigo” by security experts, has resulted in infected servers sending out millions of … More OPERATION WINDIGO: Malware Used To Attack Over 500,000 Computers Daily After 25,000 UNIX Servers Hijacked By Backdoor Trojan