Re: Anyone else notice that Swen is slowing down?
> Please share this knowledge. What executables are you awaree of
> affecting non-Microsoft systems which are in general circulation and
> which auto-execute on receipt by arbitrary systems in stock
Although I would agree that most flavors of *nix are much less prone to
exploits then Windoze, I would like to point out that security loopholes
for Linux programs do exist and anyone stupid enough to leave a
configuration as is out of the box could have a problem.
That said, when they announced the OpenSSH exploits (or was it OpenSSL)
I never heard of anything coming of it. Perhaps because the *nix
community is generally smart enough to subscribe to security
announcement lists and never get hit. Although the GNU site was hacked
a couple months ago so I guess nobody's immune.