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*nix systems more likely to be targeted by malware

Jerry Smith (806480) writes | more than 7 years ago

Security

Jerry Smith writes "A Senior Virus Analyst from Kaspersky Lab writeshttp://www.viruslist.com/en/analysis?pubid=2 04791938: "It's also likely that there will be a significant increase in the number of malicious programs for other operating systems, primarily for MacOS, and for other *nix systems. Gaming consoles such as PlayStation and Nintendo are also likely to be targeted, as the increasing number of such devices and their ability to connect to each other and the Internet will make them a juicy potential target for virus writers." I guess there's software waiting to be sold?"

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