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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not really that big a deal....
by TemporalBeing on Tue 15th Jun 2010 02:52 UTC
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...considering that most daemons are not typically run as the root user, let alone anyone can use the advanced security enhancement extensions built into the Linux Kernel.

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