A Linux botnet is launching crippling DDoS attacks at more than 150Gbps | Computerworld

“A decade ago, Linux was seen as the more secure alternative to Windows environments, which suffered the lion’s share of attacks at the time, and companies increasingly adopted Linux as part of their security-hardening efforts,” the Akamai team said. “As the number of Linux environments has grown, the potential opportunity and rewards for criminals has also grown. Attackers will continue to evolve their tactics and tools and security professionals should continue to harden their Linux based systems accordingly.”

Source: A Linux botnet is launching crippling DDoS attacks at more than 150Gbps | Computerworld

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