|Subject:||Re: Virus Scan Software|
|Date:||Sat, 07 Jan 2006 08:27:49 -0700|
Steven Heimann wrote:
If you are only trying to protect a stand alone Linux based PC from viruses and worms there is probably not much point. I don't know of any attacks so far aimed at Linux.
You need to get out more. ;-) http://news.com.com/New+worm+targets+Linux+systems/2100-7349_3-5938475.html http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/linux.slapper.worm.html http://www.google.com/search?num=100&hl=en&q=linux+worm http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/linux.simile.html http://www.viruslibrary.com/virusinfo/Linux.RST.htm http://www.viruslibrary.com/virusinfo/JavaViruses.htm http://www.viruslibrary.com/virusinfo/PHP.Virdrus.htm http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/linux.rst.b.htmlThey're quite rare and (typically) comparitively harmless but if Linux ever really takes off I'm sure we'll see more.
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