[ubuntu-uk] linux & viruses
tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Wed Oct 21 16:06:08 BST 2009
alan c wrote:
>> The other is that users
> [in Ubuntu, unlike typical Windows users,]
>> to be logged in as root all the time, so it's much harder to
>> compromise system files, although some argue the users' data is still
>> vulnerable which is much more valuable than the system stuff.
Oops! Yes, typo. Should really read my posts more carefully before
hitting that send button. Thanks for the correction!
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