[ubuntu-uk] Thinking about switching to linux
john at technolalia.org
Mon Mar 5 15:11:49 GMT 2007
> Roberto Sarrionandia wrote:
>> On Sunday 04 March 2007 21:53:17 Benjamin Webb wrote:
>>> So, I've got a hardware firewall in my router, so I shouldn't need a
>>> software one.
>>> What about anti-virus software though? Is there any software that
>>> scans for Linux viruses, or do they all just check for windows ones?
>>> I'll make sure I use a different password for my Ubuntu install (I'm
>>> terrible for using the same password all the time at the moment).
>>> Thanks for all your help.
>>> Ben Webb
>> There are no real Linux viruses. The Linux antiviruses scan for Windows
> Admittedly, 14 compared to hundreds or thousands is *almost* zero... :@)
Should be 15. For some unaccountable reason, they didn't list that most
dangerous exploit, the Honor Virus.
- ---------- Forwarded message ----------
Subject: [blt] UNIX VIRUS - HONOUR SYSTEM
> YOUR HAVE NOW RECEVIED THE UNIX VIRUS -
> This virus works on the honour system:
> If you're running a variant of unix or linux, please forward this
> message to everyone you know and delete a bunch of your files at
Anyone have a fix? ;)
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