back to article Miscreants tripled output of proof of concept exploits in 2015

Hackers collectively tripled the production of Proof-of-Concept exploits last year, according to a new study out on Thursday. Researchers and black hats develop proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for research or demonstration purposes. These PoCs are developed for a various reasons – to demonstrate that software is vulnerable, …

  1. Anonymous Coward

    Widespread use of both platforms

    "Discussions tend to focus on exploits against Linux boxes and Microsoft Windows Servers due to the widespread use of both platforms"

    Wasn't it said that the reason we see less real world Linux exploits is because nobody uses it.

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