Windows Program Support

Nicolas Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at
Fri Nov 9 01:45:26 UTC 2007

Evan escribió:
> I hadn't considered the malware aspect, but running any program not in 
> the official repos opens that door. Running wine apps may actually be 
> safer since wine never needs root access (the whole win filesystem is 
> contained in the user's home directory). It could still do a lot of 
> damage though, so that would have to be looked at carefully.

Do you consider helping DDoS a website being "a lot of damage"? I do. 
Connecting to an IRC server to wait for instructions from the botnet 
master and sending requests to a website is something any normal user 
can do.

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