ClamAv: is anyone paying attention?

drew einhorn drew.einhorn at
Mon Nov 20 17:52:27 UTC 2006

On 11/20/06, Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at> wrote:

> I guess this isn't what you want to hear, but.... try reading this URL.
> It's intelligent and convincing.

I agree that Linux is much a much more secure enviornment,
but the linked document paints far too rosy a picture.  And at
the present time linux viruses are a NEARLY insignificant threat.

But, have you ever heard the term, "privilege escalation"?

Sooner or later, we WILL be hit with the first big linux virus outbreak.

Drew Einhorn

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