Linux-based systems cannot be hacked is a myth

Over a dozen APT actors, including Barium, Sofacy etc, have been using Linux malware or some Linux-based modules to target Linux-based systems and servers for the past eight years, reported Kaspersky. The myth that Linux, being a less popular OS, is unlikely to be targeted by malware, invites additional cybersecurity risks. Further, govt organisations and firms also use Linux-based systems, that pushes threat actors to develop custom malwares for it.

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