[LINK] MS strikes again
kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Jul 2 10:02:02 AEST 2009
On Thu, 2009-07-02 at 09:51 +1000, Danny Yee wrote:
> fraction of "high value" users) and Linux may only be on 1% of desktops
> but is on a very large proportion of servers, which are "higher value"
> targets than desktops. But I've seen no signs of increasing malware
> vulnerabilities there.
I'm not sure that is true any more. Humble desktops, in force as part of
a botnet, have become more valuable than servers. Servers may remain
more valuable to those with specific economic, political or industrial
targets, but I think that as targets for malware, servers are no longer
the main game.
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au) +61-2-64957160 (h)
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