Researchers worry over new cross-platform viruses

Monday, 10 April 2006, 12:45 AM EST

Hackers have released a sample code for a virus that could infect both Linux and Windows PCs.

The virus, which was given the double name Virus.Linux.Bi.a/ Virus.Win32.Bi.a, was reported Friday by security firm Kaspersky Lab. Security researchers worry that the malicious code may be part of a disturbing new trend of viruses that can run on Windows, as well as other operating systems that have been largely ignored by hackers.

At InfoWorld.

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