And another Ubuntu convert!
brian.mckee at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 20:32:43 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 3:11 PM, John Hubbard <ender8282 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>> I have been using Linux, Red Hat and Ubuntu every day since 1996 and
>> I have yet to see a virus. I think a fear of a virus on Ubuntu is unfounded.
Quoting YOUR link
"It has not been detected in the wild since its initial outbreak."
Even the kernel mailing list link that's there links back to a
*commercial anti-virus vendors analysis* which also states it's never
been seen in the wild.
Oh, and quoting that message a little bit more
"Doesn't look to me like being a Linux virus writer has any long term
And since you've pushed that darned button of mine, let me rant for
one more paragraph before I kill file this thread.
If being popular was all it took to get people writing viruses, every
bloody Nokia, Blackberry, Palm, and iPhone would be encrusted with the
nuff said - will say no more
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