Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Mon 14th Jun 2010 23:58 UTC
Bugs & Viruses Recently, the Linux version of UnrealIRCd was discovered to have had a Trojan worm its way into the source code. Even more embarrassing for the developers of Unreal is that the Trojan's been holding open the backdoor in the source code since November of 2009-- not very recently. And, of course, bloggers and press in general are taking the opportunity of another breach in Linux security to point out doomsday devices that don't really exist.
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by Mr.Manatane on Tue 15th Jun 2010 07:41 UTC
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And, of course, bloggers and press in general are taking the opportunity of another breach in Linux security to point out doomsday devices that don't really exist.

Again, it's funny. When THIS happens with Mac OS X, everybody says that it is crap and full of security holes.

When it happens on Linux, everybody says "hey, it's a new security hole found, linux is more secure now. It doesn't change anything to the fact that it's still more secure than everything out there (windows, macos or BSD).

Just tired of this fanboyism.

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