[NBLUG/talk] [NBLUG/Announce] Tonight's meeting: Linux Malware is a Unicorn, right?
ac at sonic.net
Tue Jun 12 19:39:24 PDT 2018
I'm actively streaming this talk at http://twitch.tv/dwangoAC and a recording of the talk will be available after the fact for those who can't watch this live.
President, North Bay Linux Users' Group
On 06/12/2018 01:55 PM, E Frank Ball III wrote:
> Topic: Linux Malware is a Unicorn, right?
> When: Tue June 12, 2018 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
> Speaker: Robert P. Thille
> Location: O'Reilly Media, 1005 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol
> Linux (and Unix generally) is known for being far more secure than
> Windows. But is this true? *Is* there such a thing as Linux Malware?
> There is, and in this talk I'll present a brief overview of the history
> of Linux/Unix malware, worms, trojans and viruses. I'll cover how they
> spread, what the current outbreak landscape looks like today, where it's
> likely to head in the future and what you can do to keep yourself safe.
> Don't assume that just because you're not running Windows that you've
> done everything you need to do! If you've got a machine on the net, you
> could be contributing cpu cycles and bandwidth to a botnet. Get
> informed, take some simple precautions and ensure that you're not part
> of the problem.
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