Latest Linux malware Stories

2010-11-05 00:00:39

New Variant of Boonana Trojan (trojan.osx.boonana.b) Discovered A new variant of the Boonana malware, first documented and named by SecureMac has been discovered. The trojan behaves in a very similar manner to the original malware, and is currently being distributed on multiple sites.

2009-12-16 12:36:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, has released its forecast of computer threat trends for 2010. PandaLabs predicts that in 2010, the amount of malware in circulation will continue to grow exponentially as it has in 2009.

2009-02-18 14:48:00

- Virus combines dangerous infection techniques of old viruses with new, financially-motivated malware schemes - PandaLabs advises users to take the necessary precautions after detecting an increasing number of infections and new variants of this type of malware GLENDALE, Calif., Feb.

2008-06-24 12:02:28

In its 2008 first half data security summary, F-Secure reports that malware is growing at a faster rate than ever before. This recent explosion of malware doesn't necessarily represent an increase in new types of threats.

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  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.