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____/ Sinister Midget on Thursday 29 Oct 2009 10:17 : \____
> On 2009-10-29, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> ____/ nessuno on Wednesday 28 Oct 2009 23:15 : \____
>>> On Oct 28, 2:56 pm, Terry Porter <linu...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 16:55:19 -0500, Terry Porter wrote:
>>>> > One of the benefits of GNU/Linux compared to Windows is 60,000 less
>>>> > viruses, worms and trojans!
>>> I think the number is closer to 500,000.
>> It exceeded 1 million about 2 years ago, but hey... what's a million
>> viruses b/w friends...? :-)
> At the rate of growth, it shouldn't be more than a few weeks before
> they could ship a free, unique virus with every copy of WinDOS 7.
> Perhaps with a COA to prove they were the first to own it. (From the
> sound of troubles some are having, I wonder if Microsnot didn't do just
> that. Except for the certification part.) That would save users having
> to go to the trouble of downloading it themselves (which is actually
> pretty easy, really) and make sure everybody has one that nobody else
> has. Initially. Until they turn on their shiny new Windwoes 7 machine
> connected to a network for the first time. After that everybody they
> know would have a copy of the same one. But they would still have
> bragging rights as being the first one infected with it.
Basically, some 'experts' have already said that AV software had become
obsolete. If people want security, they need a system that's secure, not
some stuff 'on top of it'.
~~ Best of wishes
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