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Offline mliu

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« on: April 12, 2005, 11:58:33 PM »
Hi, there.
Any experience using anti-virus software under linux?
I am using panda
However, I do not understand how the virus workings under linux.
If it can not get a root password, how can it spread?
So I guess it is only used to scan your ms windows/dos partitions if you hook them under linux, right? But will the virus cost any damage to my linux file?
I think it is a interesting topic. :-)

Offline Ricky

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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2005, 12:42:39 PM »
It is clearly stated there that it is only for window's partition under linux !