[svlug] Cross platform virus question?
deirdre at deirdre.net
Wed Mar 28 12:21:01 PST 2001
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Steve M Bibayoff wrote:
> avx has just claimed to have found the first cross-platform(windows(?)
> and Linux) virus. Of course the details are somewhat sketchy.
> Would/could someone who has a better understanding maybe make a easier
> to understand explanation. Details are here:
> web site here: http://www.avx.com/
So, if it came into my mailbox (/home/deirdre/Mail/<whatever>), it'd look
for executables in /home/deirdre/Mail, then all the way up to /. And find
none. Even if it did, it'd find none that user deirdre can infect.
However, if this isn't a good argument against a dual-boot system, I dunno
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