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Silicon.com: The £10,000 Linux virus challenge

Oct 12, 2001, 21:11 (12 Talkback[s])
"The director of open source consultancy NetProject, Eddie Bleasdale, has reiterated his pledge to give £10,000 to anyone who can infect his Linux computer with a virus.

He made the challenge amidst increasing concerns over the security of Microsoft's webserver software, which has been hit by a series of high-profile viruses.

Bleasdale maintains it is impossible to infect a correctly configured Linux system with a virus, and conversely that it is impossible to make a system running Windows secure."

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