"Hand of Thief Trojan targets all common Linux distributions"

John Hupp lubuntu at prpcompany.com
Fri Sep 6 18:26:20 UTC 2013

I understand that with a standard Ubuntu/Lubuntu installation not 
running Wine, it is believed that there are no active threats that would 
responsibly require resident anti-virus protection.

That may still be true today, but perhaps it won't be for too much 
longer.  See the last 3 paragraphs of this article:


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