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Red Hat hoax: No smoking gun for Linux security October 26, 2004

Posted by rjdohnert in Software reviews.

WRONG!!!! Missing the point altogether. The point of this attack was not to overly infect, nor was it to be widespread. Coming from the military and from a hacker background I know a warning shot when I see it. Enterprise Linux.com missed it. The point of this attack was to show it could happen not a question of if but when. The Linux community needs to be more careful because it was like Steve Jobs said. he would not call Mac OS X hacker proof or say that viruses cannot be written for Mac OS X because that entices malware authors. The Linux community does that constantly, proclaiming that Linux is hacker proof and a virus cannot be written for Linux. Well, now we know it can happen. I have tools on Windows to help me clean a system or to diagnose my system. Linux does not. Mac OS X has had their fair share of security threats lately



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