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LinuxPlanet: Kaspersky: More Adoption Could Make Linux Attractive Target

“If you looked at Windows, then looked at Linux and drew a
comparison list between the two, one of the things you might notice
is that one of these operating systems doesn’t have antivirus
protection.

“And to many Linux users, that’s pretty much the whole
point.

“With estimates of over 100,000 Windows viruses running around
out in the wild and virtually none on Linux (some estimates put the
number around 500, and none of those in the wild), it is little
wonder that while Windows users may enjoy Clippy, Linux users are
opening their e-mails and downloading files with relative
impunity…”

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