Being a Good Netizen–Protecting Linux from Network Nasties

“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