Is there virus removal software for Jaunty KDE

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jun 19 16:53:33 UTC 2009


On Tuesday 16 June 2009 08:04:48 am Jonas Norlander wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 11:06 AM, Lisi Reisz<lisi.reisz at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > A worm is malware, like viruses.  Like viruses they can't actually
> >> > hurt a Linux computer.
> >>
> >> In my opinion it's wrong to say that Worms can't hurt a Linux
> >> computer. There has been some really big threat against Internet and
> >> computers with worms spreading from infected Linux/Unix computers. I
> >> thinking of vulnerability in DNS, Web/PHP, SSH and mailservers. The
> >> risk is not as big as it used to be as distributions today is faster
> >> to update bugs and are not running any services as default. So if you
> >> not running any services, don't run programs as root and running daily
> >> updates you should be safe.
> >
> > None-the-less, it will not hurt Steven, nor the actual Linux computer.  I
> > was trying to calm panic, not cause it.  I myself malware check the
> > computers I administer, in order to protect Windows users.
> >
> > Lisi
>
> I don't disagree with your suggestions to Steven just the common
> "phrase" from the Linux community that if you running Linux there is
> no risks and the windows user has only them self to blame. I think
> that Linux users also has a responsibility to make sure that malware
> is not spread and that includes to make sure that your Win32 and other
> files is free from virus.
>
> / Jonas

Thanks to both of you; I got important information to remember from this 
email.

Steven
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