Java-based Web attack installs backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac computers

Security researchers identify Web-based malware attack that targets Windows, Linux and Mac OS X users alike

By Lucian Constantin, IDG News Service |  Security, java, Linux

"Such multiplatform attacks indicate the fact that Linux and Mac OS X are becoming interesting targets for
cybercriminals," Raiu said.

Other malware authors might move to this type of attacks in the future because it allow them to target more
users and distribute their creations more widely, Aquino said.

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