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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000448.txt from 2005/04

From: Rob Chaney <robratc@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Paypal Messages Linux plug
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 17:23:50 -0400

Where can you get the Linux? I can download it if you have a source I
can get it from and which one would be a good one to run?

On 4/29/05, Mark Charette <charette@-----.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, rob wrote:
>=20
> > Linux does not run the email viruses that eats all your windows PCs.
>=20
> Depends on your mail client; there's no rationale why a Linux client
> _can't_ run a virus, just that today it's not a popular thing.
>=20
> Firefox was targeted with an HTML exploit very recently. If you think
> Thunderbird on Linux isn't next, you're not as security concious as you
> should be.
>=20
> Mark C.
>=20
> Remember, the whole idea of email being a mass carrier of system exploits
> started on Unix ... November 2, 1988, "The Internet Worm", target for Sun=
s
> (and DECs but had a bug in the DEC code)
>=20
>=20
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