Unnoticed for years, malware turned Linux and BSD servers into spamming machines

For over 5 years, and perhaps even longer, servers around the world running Linux and BSD operating systems have been targeted by an individual or group that compromised them via a backdoor Trojan, then made them send out spam, ESET researchers have found.

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KingPin2367d ago

every linux user knows linux isnt 100% secure, but its still a lot more secure than windows.

although now that ive been using windows 10 TP for a while now, mint has taken second priority on my pc.

ZoyosJD2367d ago

I'm surprised this wasn't caught sooner. It's not hard to monitor your own machines output.