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Linux users are hate filled criminal hackers

Apr 15, 2010, 21:04 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)

[ Thanks to Locutus for this link. ]

"I seem to be pushing a few buttons recently. My last article incensed one anonimati so much that they were moved to actually send me a private email about it. Whether it is a male or female I don't know and they must have been pretty obsessive to have tracked down my email to send this. Here are a few toned down excerpts from that letter. I would be interested in seeing what you think. In the calm logical manner that us Linux advocates are renowned for :)

"It always grates me when the discussion gets down to how rotten Windows is because of all the viruses etc. when it seems obvious, at least to Windows users, that most of that crap is written by Linux devotees. It seems hard to deny how obvious that is and a great part of the reason that Linux doesn’t suffer from it is because these guys are not going to ‘shit in their own back yard’.

"This seems to be the classical stereotype of Linux advocates. Basically what is being said here is that due to the hatred of windows Linux people are purposely writing malware targeted at windows to further fuel hatred against windows. I don't know about you but if I were writing malware against any operating system I would use that operating system to write that malware. Why? Simply because it would be easier to use the libraries you are trying to exploit. From what I understand about exploits they rely on causing part of a program to crash and open up a memory hole which can be filled with exploitable code. How easy is that to do from a different operating system?"

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