November 30, 1999

Jac virus targets Linux

Author: JT Smith reports: "Virus watchers have reported the rare sighting of a new strain affecting the Linux platform.

The Jac virus follows the recent trend of infrequent Linux infecting malware, as the first to hit the platform in three months.

Jac infects the Linux binary files in the Linux Executable and Linking Format that exist in the same directory as the virus.


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