Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Apr 2006 21:17 UTC
Bugs & Viruses Virus researchers at Kaspersky Lab have found proof-of-concept code for a cross-platform virus capable of infecting both Windows and Linux systems. In an alert posted to Viruslist, Kaspersky said the sample virus has been given a dual name - Virus.Linux.Bi.a/ Virus.Win32.Bi.a - and highlighted the way attackers are targeting multiple platforms in malware attacks. "The virus doesn't have any practical application," the company said in the alert. "It's classic proof-of-concept code, written to show that it is possible to create a cross-platform virus."
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Still another article...
by th3rmite on Tue 11th Apr 2006 01:56 UTC
th3rmite
Member since:
2006-01-08

About virii that aren't on OSX...

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RE: Still another article...
by elsewhere on Tue 11th Apr 2006 02:49 in reply to "Still another article..."
elsewhere Member since:
2005-07-13

About virii that aren't on OSX...

Good thing too. What with having to worry about executable shell scripts disguising themselves as image files on a web page and executing automatically, those poor users have enough to worry about.

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Wowbagger Member since:
2005-07-06

What have you been smoking?

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