Linux malware hit a new high in 2022

Linux may enjoy a boost as more and more devices are powered by the operating system, but with popularity also inevitably come scammers, with new reports claiming that the number of malware targeting the software skyrocketed in 2022.

Findings from Atlas VPN based on data from threat intelligence platform AV-ATLAS claim that in 2022 there were 1.9 million new Linux malware threats, raising the number by 50% year-on-year.

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