Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Thu Sep 20 20:45:51 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 16:53 +0700, Gunawan wrote:
> Hi,
> Do we need antivirus software for our ubuntu system?
> I heard that there is no virus on linux.

Search the mailing list archives:

It has been spelled out numerous times on the list, and I won't repeat
my arguments yet again. Nevertheless you will find people in the answers
to your question who insist that viruses are a real threa on Ubuntu.
They will likely point you to viruses/worms like SB/BadBunny-A being
mentioned on antivirus sites, which they found when googling for "virus
linux", but didn't take the time to read or understand.

Take no heed and read the archived discussions.

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