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Old 19. Oct 2013, 12:27 AM   #8 (permalink)
Cthulhux
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Originally Posted by MidnightCowboy View Post
Regarding desktops, Linux is vastly more secure than Windows to the point that average users can regard it as being virus free.
Not true for more than one decade now.

New rootkits and trojan kits target Linux, they have been doing so for years.

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Every piece of scare, oooH, gasp! Linux malware I've seen reported requires root in one form or another
It takes about two days for new kernels to have working root exploits.
Insecure crap then - or at least not any more secure than Windows. Sorry to disappoint your fandom.
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