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Linux and botnets: It’s not Linux’s fault!

I couldn’t blame you, if — based on recent headlines such as “Linux worm Darlloz targets Intel architecture to mine digital currency” and “Botnet of thousands of Linux servers pumps Windows desktop malware onto web” — you thought Linux was as full of holes as Windows XP. If you take a closer look, you’ll find that Linux isn’t the problem. No, the real security hole lies with some of Linux’s administrators and users.

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