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Re:Isn't the article about Linux, not Windows?

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on February 02, 2005 09:02 PM
You should be aware that a virus could detect when it runs under wine and the use e.g. linux syscalls and/or libraries to do the actual damage, so if viruses do not run under wine, that's just because they are programmed and wine is incomplete, not because it is not possible... So using wine in a chroot jail might be a good idea if you want to be safe(r).
Though with linux at least you usually don't have a root account as default account<nobr> <wbr></nobr>;-)


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