Somebody Tried to Get a Raspberry Pi Exec to Install Malware on Its Devices

2015-Dec-26 | Tags: raspberrypisecurity

Linux on ARMLiz Upton, the Director of Communications for the Raspberry Pi Foundation, has tweeted out a screenshot of an email where an unknown person has proposed that the Foundation install malware on all of its devices.

In the email, a person named Linda, is proposing Mrs. Upton an agreement where their company would provide an EXE file that installs a desktop shortcut, that when clicked redirects users to a specific website. (Raspberry Pi devices can run Windows as well, not just Linux variants.)

Linda from company Q[edited] is also inquiring Mrs. Upton about the Foundation's PPI (Price per Install).

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