Re: No more Linux security bragging: botnet discovery worry

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by Mara, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. Mara

    Mara Guest

    On Thu, 01 Oct 2009 17:30:50 -0500, Andy <> wrote:

    >~BD~ wrote:
    >
    >> Quote:-
    >>
    >> "Bad guys have created a botnet of Linux Web servers. In a way, that's
    >> even more frightening than regular botnets of compromised Windows PCs.
    >> In IT Blogwatch, bloggers ask if this is the end for Linux's claim to be
    >> more secure than Windows; or is it just a load of old hokum?"
    >>
    >> http://blogs.computerworld.com/14723/no_more_linux_security_bragging_botnet_discovery_worry

    >
    >Yawn. This certainly isn't 'new'.
    >
    >A badly secured system is a badly secured system (in this case a web
    >server), regardless of the platform.
    >
    >Andy.


    I thought everyone knew these:

    http://apps.facebook.com/ageofcastles/?r=1610987750&s=m

    --
    Q. Does Usenet help stamp out ignorance?
    A. That depends on whether by `stamp out' you mean `eliminate'
    or `reproduce rapidly in great quantity.'
    -- Dr. Roger M. Firestone
     
    Mara, Oct 2, 2009
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