2 examples of Linux capable malware, for the sceptics

Posted by j00p34 on Apr 7, 2009 1:57 AM EDT
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As some people commented on my previous post they don't think you need a virus scanner in Linux ,I have some examples. These things are found by ClamAV: There is a group of hackers defacing sites, they specialize in Joomla websites. If you run a joomla website for a while, and don't upgrade it when security updates are published, you have about a 99% change of it being hacked (don't know any real numbers, but I do know people who have experienced this several times). Backdoor Script These guys use a backdoor script based on PHP-shell, php shell is a PHP program which gives you a shell like environment in which you can run system commands on a remote server.

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Well, so what? phsolide 11 2,334 Apr 8, 2009 1:09 PM

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