Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Security & Hacking: Windigo compromises 25+ thousand Unix & Linux servers

Detailed report for experts  http://www.welivesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/operation_windigo.pdf

More general audience article http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/03/10000-linux-servers-hit-by-malware-serving-tsunami-of-spam-and-exploits/

As anyone who is seriously into Computer Security or Hacking knows, it really doesn't matter what OS your running, they are all vulnerable to attacks.

Though staying patched & updated are critical regardless of OS, funny (scary) tidbit from the pdf was a few people browsing net with Windows 98, and at least one on Windows 95!


Not that old is bad, but generally old means not maintained.

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