runboy93
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CrossRat malware

Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:54 pm

https://thehackernews.com/2018/01/crossrat-malware.html

JAVA based, so even RPi users are at risk.

sparkie777
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Re: CrossRat malware

Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:00 pm

you should not "download malicious applications" - that's all

Heater
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Re: CrossRat malware

Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:26 pm

Thanks for the heads up.

But Java is banned from any machine I own. Except Android phones of course.

I'm not in the habit of downloading and running executables from random websites. Heck, my phones have no apps installed.

Just be careful folks.
Memory in C++ is a leaky abstraction .

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