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Re: Will Linux need a virus scanner?

Postby sammiev on Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:16 am

dee. wrote:
sammiev wrote:I got caught on looking at peoples wallpaper. Good Luck with your setup as I use all the same addons and more.


You "got caught"? How exactly did you get caught? :?


I clicked on a link to view a persons wallpaper and the screen crashed seconds later with. Ran the AV and bingo it was there.
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Re: Will Linux need a virus scanner?

Postby dee. on Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:03 am

sammiev wrote:
dee. wrote:
sammiev wrote:I got caught on looking at peoples wallpaper. Good Luck with your setup as I use all the same addons and more.


You "got caught"? How exactly did you get caught? :?


I clicked on a link to view a persons wallpaper and the screen crashed seconds later with. Ran the AV and bingo it was there.


Yeah... post hoc ergo propter hoc.

Are you sure the two events are related? And like someone already said, whatever was on that website couldn't have infected your computer anyway.
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