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Malicious code another Linux Back Door

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namida12
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Malicious code another Linux Back Door

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Post by namida12 » Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:09 am

Interesting reading if you haven't seen this...

https://threatpost.com/backdoor-found-i ... ux/147581/

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Stevo
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Re: Malicious code another Linux Back Door

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Post by Stevo » Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:21 pm

A good thing that it's not in Debian or MX repos, then!

It's not a backdoor in Linux at all. It's just that they let their particular application get replaced by a Trojan. Webmin!= Linux.

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