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New year brings bad news for Linux as 2021 saw up to 10 times more malware samples

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The new year has brought some bad news for Linux users and enthusiasts. Research reveals that Linux-specific malware saw a 35% increase in 2021 compared to a year before.

More specifically, the report here is talking about Linux malware targeting various Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile devices and how some of these malicious softwares are using the IoT to produce massive botnet armies in order to carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

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