And another Ubuntu convert!
derek at pointerstop.ca
Wed Jan 21 16:23:11 UTC 2009
Mark Haney wrote:
> Gilles Gravier wrote:
>> H: Do I need an antivirus?
>> M: No.
> I'm a little late coming to this thread, but I have a problem. I don't
> like the fact that you told her that she didn't need antivirus.
> WRONG! Seriously, this is a dangerous presumption on your part.
> Granted there are very few linux viruses, but this type of attitude will
> just make virus writers salivate.
> Please, please, throw clamav on there and cron freshclam for the latest
> updates. And don't be tossing that around. Everyone needs antivirus,
> regardless of OS or the perception of vulnerability of that OS.
Oh, crap. _I_ don't run antivirus software on my windows machine. The last
time I almost got a virus infection was about 2000, when I actually clicked
on a .exe (in Linux) and it launched Wine. I just wanted to see what would
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