“Why GNU/Linux Viruses are fairly uncommon”



poorguy

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Simple reason being Linux user base is very small where Windows user base is very large.

No profit to be gained hacking into a Linux system where its user base is less than 5% where Windows is probably 90% or more.

Linux users usually are also more tech savvy then most Windows users.
 
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wizardfromoz

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Vrai, I have seen that one before but some time ago, and it still makes me laugh :D:D

Readers do note that the path to the link includes /fun/jokes :p

Thanks for sharing, Mate

Wiz, out for the night
 

rado84

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Linux users usually are also more tech savvy then most Windows users.
Yup.



And when someone asks me about anti-malware software for Linux:

 

Vrai

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Vrai, I have seen that one before but some time ago, and it still makes me laugh :D:D

Readers do note that the path to the link includes /fun/jokes :p

Thanks for sharing, Mate

Wiz, out for the night
@wizardfromoz I had bookmarked that years ago and just recently 'rediscovered' it. I read about half way through before I realized it was all tongue-in-cheek! o_O LOL
 



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