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If open source gets past critical mass

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on January 27, 2005 11:11 PM
If open source gets past critical mass (say 15% of all installations, or even higher) virus writers will turn their attention to Linux, don't you worry.

I know Microsoft left all sorts of holes in the Windows series, but the virus writers love attacking it because they know any virus will be an immediate success - so many potential victims.

It'll happen to any OS that gets enough numbers for it to be worthwhile to the virus writers.


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