Linux-based machines are no longer considered a major deterrent for cybercriminal groups, who are embracing the operating system as a target.(Solo se puede ser libre Cuándo no se tiene nada que perder/phylevn/CC BY 2.0)

Linux-based machines are no longer considered a major deterrent for cybercriminal groups, who are embracing the operating system as a target. This is particularly true when workplaces leverage the cloud to deploy Linux-based containerization technology.

Case in point: researchers are warning that several cyber gangs have started infecting Linux machines via a fileless malware installation technique that until recently was more commonly used against Windows-based systems.

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