View Full Version : [ubuntu] "Custom-written binaries [for] proxy web hosts"? Legit Linux malware?

October 13th, 2010, 02:21 AM
"...infect Linux and Unix machines with custom-written binaries that act as proxy web hosts."
From: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/10/12/microsoft_ips_hijacked/

Not into Googling to find the actual threat level and all that, but but just wanted to "heads up" this. Surely this would be blocked by needing a SUDO operation, and of course we only SUDO things we know and trust. :)