April 2, 2001

Linux-Windows virus is a sign of things to come

Author: JT Smith

NetworkWeek says that the first Linux and Windows virus, W32.Winux, caused no damage, but security experts are worried. "The real lesson to take from it is that Linux bigots should
stop saying that Linux is virus-proof, because they're just
winding the bad guys up," said Roger Thompson, technical
director of malicious code research at security company
TruSecure Corp.

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