Questions on Security

Brian ad44 at
Sun Jun 6 18:01:58 UTC 2010

On Thu 03 Jun 2010 at 18:03:34 -0400, Nathan Bahn wrote:

> Attention all--

We're all ears!
> I have read (at least, insofar as Windows operating systems are concerned)
> that Java Script should be disabled on web browsers whenever possible
> because of drive-by infections from infected websites.  Does this also apply
> to Linux?

Drive-by infections are triggered by a vulnerability in the browser. Firefox
on Linux doesn't appear to have any at present, so using JavaScript is not an

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