PCWorld.com: Is Linux Immune to E-Mail Viruses?
Dec 17, 2001, 20:44 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell C. Pavlicek)
"Some of the recent press regarding the "Goner " e-mail
virus has brought about interesting commentary from antivirus
manufacturers. It seems that a number of these folks feel that
Linux viruses soon will be rampaging through the Internet alongside
their Windows brethren.
Don't hold your breath.
Why? Is Linux totally impervious to an e-mail virus? In theory,
no. But in practice, it comes close."