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Re: [SLE] does virus and worms affects linux ?
  • From: zentara <zentara@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 07:18:00 -0400
  • Message-id: <20030903071800.19653c40.zentara@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 22:26:16 +0100
Marco Oliveira <marco_oliveira@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Hi there,
>
>"...This is true to a point, but be aware that Windows Virus can cause
>problems
>> when using programs such as samba, wine or other software that provide
>> services for Windows. ..."
>
>Can you explain that, please ?

The biggest danger is if you have a dual boot with windows and linux.
If you boot into windows, and it finds and runs a virus, it can damage
anything on your disk. If the linux kernel isn't running, your linux
system isn't protected.




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