Re: Help! Grub is broken
On Fri, 20 Mar 2009 04:51:53 -0700
Thorny <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >[T]> A simple answer is that Linux "virus" exist as a proof-of-concept,
> >> aren't any "in the wild". If you think about it, there isn't a
> >> mechanism for propagation. You don't run as root do you? You can find
> >> out lots more about the concept with your favourite search engine.
> >[C] While they aren't common, certainly relative to those that infect
> > Windows systems, I'm not sure that "there aren't any "in the wild"" is
> > completely correct:
> Perhaps a question of semantics. I don't actually see any indication in
> that article from 2000 that indicates an "in the wild" condition. In
> addition, you have to run it. I understand your post for discussion but I
I suppose you're right about this.
> don't think you want to suggest to this person that a virus is actually
> causing the problem being discussed.
I did not meant to imply that; as you note, I was digressing.
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