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Re: [News] Another Reason to Embrace Linux (ROY lies again)

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On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 16:49:02 -0500,
 Erik Funkenbusch <erik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 17:35:41 -0400, flatfish+++ wrote:
>> On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 22:27:38 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> The future of malware: Trojan horses
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| The stealthy attacks install keystroke-logging or screen-scraping
>>>| software, and they are used for industrial espionage and other
>>>| financially motivated crimes, experts said.
>>>| [...]
>>>| Most attacks include Office files that use yet-to-be-patched
>>>| vulnerabilities in the Microsoft application to install malicious code
>>>| on vulnerable systems. The software giant has patched many such flaws
>>>| on recent Patch Tuesdays.
>>> `----
>>> http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-6125453.html
>>> Such attacks are alleviated in Linux as patches flow in regularly (without
>>> requiring prompts, reboots, or several weeks of unnerving periods of
>>> waiting), users are not encouraged/forced to inherit full system privileges,
>>> and Open Office is more secure.
>> Lying again Roy?
>> I don't see Linux mentioned in the above article nor do I see OpenOffice
>> mentioned.
>> You really are getting desperate aren't you Roy?
> Yes, Roy sees things in articles that aren't there.
> Roy "I see things" Schestowitz

yeah, like articles praising Ubuntu's 6.10 installer, without ever
mentioning or comparing it to the installer in 6.06, must mean that the
6.06 installer was somehow not as good. 

Oh wait, that wasn't Roy...

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