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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."

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