Cross-Platform Sample Virus Targets Windows, Linux

 
 
By Ryan Naraine  |  Posted 2006-04-07 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Virus researchers at Kaspersky Lab find proof-of-concept code for a virus capable of infecting both Windows and Linux systems.

Virus researchers at Kaspersky Lab have found proof-of-concept code for a cross-platform virus capable of infecting both Windows and Linux systems. In an alert posted to Viruslist, Kaspersky said the sample virus has been given a dual name—Virus.Linux.Bi.a/ Virus.Win32.Bi.a