Linux Subsystem on Windows 10 Allows Malware to Become Fully Undetectable | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Linux Subsystem on Windows 10 Allows Malware to Become Fully Undetectable

Last year, Microsoft surprised everyone by announcing the arrival of Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) in Windows 10, which brings the Linux command-line shell to Windows, allowing users to run native Linux applications on Windows system without virtualization.

However, security researchers from security firm Check Point Software Technologies have discovered a potential security issue with the WSL feature that could allow malware families designed for Linux target Windows computers—undetected by all current security software.

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