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June 25, 2010

Linux system compromised by backdoor Trojan

Malware concerns for Linux

A backdoor Trojan discovered in a popular Linux download illustrates that the OS is not impervious to attack.

Linux can no longer be considered impervious to attack or compromise. The bad news is that it turns out a vast collection of Linux systems may, in fact, be pwned. The good news, at least for IT administrators and organizations that rely on Linux as a server or desktop operating system, is that the Trojan is in a game download so it should have no bearing on Linux in a business setting. (more…)