Virus that could threaten both Win32 and Linux

Excerpt from MyADSL
Hackers have released a sample code for a virus that could infect both Linux and Windows PCs.
The virus, which was given the double name Virus.Linux.Bi.a/ Virus.Win32.Bi.a, was reported last week by security firm Kaspersky Lab.

Security researchers worry that the malicious code may be part of a disturbing new trend of viruses that can run on Windows, as well as other operating systems that have been largely ignored by hackers.

“The virus is written in assembler and is relatively simple,” Kaspersky says in a posting to the company’s Viruslist.com Web site.

Hmm, I wonder if this means that a Mac could also be infected. Guess so since it is a Unix core…

The scariest part is that Kaspersky says that it “is relatively simple” which means here come the script kiddies…

Looks like it is time to start worrying about your computers protection all over again

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