[unisog] AV for MACS

Stephen Gill gillsr at cymru.com
Mon Dec 6 19:52:40 GMT 2004

Hi Russell,

> With the increasing popularity of Linux on the desktop in the 'real
> world' I am now wondering when (not if) we will see a significant threat
> to Linux systems from automated malware.  Remember that Linux users are

I'd say that concern is quite well founded.

The Linux CPANEL exploit is a perfect example from last year.  It was
incorporated into agobot and used for automated spreading and building of
Linux botnets.  Agobot exploited Unix hosts just as well as it could

-- steve

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