Flaming Retort is back, this time trying to Coole and Explayne the flames we've had from some Mac users in the past few days.
In a back-to-front way of making Mac fans feel better, I'll start by making everyone feel slightly worse, taking a small potshot at Windows, OS X and Linux fans alike.
Welcome to the first installment of a brand new Naked Security column, Flaming Retort!
This week, Sophos Voice of Reason Paul Ducklin soothes the friction which seems to warm things up whenever Linux meets anti-virus.
Last month a snippet of our Linux malware research was published in Virus Bulletin. Virus Bulletin is the de facto anti-malware publication but is only available via subscription. With their permission, we decided to republish some of the results here. Read more…
I have mentioned before that we regularly see Linux malware infected with an old Linux virus, Linux/Rst-B. It is 6 years to the day when we first saw Linux/Rst-B and despite reputable anti-virus solutions having being able to detect it since then, we keep seeing Read more…