10 Linux malware threats 2016 - bots, backdoors, Trojans and malicious apps

Malware attacking Linux systems is rare but when it appears it shouldn't be ignored


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.