On 20/09/2007, <b class="gmail_sendername">Gunawan</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:<div><span class="gmail_quote"></span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Hi,<br>Do we need antivirus software for our ubuntu system?<br>I heard that there is no virus on linux.<br></blockquote></div><br>There are indeed viruses for Linux, but they can't really do much damage on a well secure system. The entry at Wikipedia offers a reasonable, if simplistic explanation. See
<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_computer_viruses_and_worms">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_computer_viruses_and_worms</a><br><br>Providing you keep up with the security and software updates, and do do anything monumentally stupid with your system you should be reasonably OK.
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