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Being a Good Netizen--Protecting Linux from Network Nasties

Nov 01, 2007, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David M. Williams)

"Microsoft Windows attracts virus writers and malware like faeces attracts flies. On the far opposite end of the spectrum, Linux users never find themselves embroiled in debates over whether Norton AntiVirus is bloated or essential, or whether AVG is better than e-Trust. Yet, Linux users do need to put thought and effort into security tools and here's why.

"In 2003, Keith Peer, the CEO of Central Command, a Linux antivirus product, stated there were under 100 native Linux viruses..."

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