Avast antivirus for linux

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Apr 23 12:44:50 UTC 2008

Wulfy wrote:

> Pastor JW wrote:
>> Well, in that vein, because I have never had a burglary in my house does
>> not
>> mean I have no use for the door locks does it?  Fact is, without the
>> stops in
>> place, we are indeed leaving ourselves very vulnerable!  Vulnerability
>> has nothing to do with how likely something is to happen, but rather
>> whether or not it is POSSIBLE.
> Lots of things are POSSIBLE...  doesn't mean their LIKELY.  You could be
> hit by a meteor, what precautions are you taking for that event?  I
> suspect that being hit by a Linux virus is slightly more probable than
> that...

Besides which, the "locks" on my system are in the firewall (on the router,
not my personal machine), and in my own actions.  I see no use for
antivirus software.  It's just like live viruses - if I don't engage in
risky sex and share needles, I really don't need to take AIDS antivirals.

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