PC World: Linux Firewalls and Antivirus--Needed or Not?
Jun 28, 2006, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scott Spanbauer)
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"Windows XP, left unpatched, is vulnerable to malware that can
make it shrivel up and die within a few minutes of being connected
to the Internet. Even after patching, Windows is still subject to
virus and spyware attacks that make third-party security tools a
must. Linux, on the other hand, has a reputation for being
relatively impervious to attack via the Net. But is it really
immune to the threats that stalk Windows?
"The answer has long been, and still is, a qualified yes..."