10 Linux malware threats 2016 - bots, backdoors, Trojans and malicious apps
Linux doesn't get malware, right? Historically, by Windows standards, that has been true but as Linux-based servers have become the backbone of the Web, criminals have started targetting them like any other infrastructure. As nation state malware has ramped up, desktops have even faced rare attacks too. Linux is still diverse and difficult to penetrate, its user base mroe savvy. Unfortunately, public servers aren't always secured as well.
Multi-platform attack tool spells trouble, warns Akamai
Since its mid-2016 discovery, Mirai has evolved to become one of the most powerful security threats