How Linux Became the New Bullseye for Bad Guys

Cybercriminals haven’t historically paid much attention to Linux systems. In fact, Linux was formerly one of the least attacked platforms in IT, but that’s quickly changed. Today we’re seeing malware designed to attack Linux systems, frequently in the form of executable and linkable format (ELF). Linux is becoming a more popular target for attackers as it operates the back-end systems of many networks and container-based solutions for IoT devices and mission-critical applications.

Link: How Linux Became the New Bullseye for Bad Guys
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