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How Linux Saved A Fast Food Giant.

http://therealedwin.com

I am a Windows guy. I have always used Windows at home, work, school, everywhere with the exception of my phone (iPhone now Nexus One) and one Linux class at FIU. I have an A+ and MCTS in Windows Vista. Soon I will have my MCITP. I drink the kool-aid. But Linux saved me and the company I sub contract to, a large fast food giant, from near-total disaster.

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Created by altan 4 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 29 weeks ago
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Understanding viruses in Linux

http://cristalinux.blogspot.com

When I started using Linux one of the things that got my attention initially was reading that there were no viruses in Linux, which was quite a departure from Windows ways. I was always curious about that... How could it be?

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Created by GengusKhan 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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The best way to fight viruses? stop using Windows

http://www.itwire.com

You can accuse Microsoft of many things but you can never accuse the company of being short on chutzpah.

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Created by GTAGod 4 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 40 weeks ago
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There's an antivirus called ubuntu

http://thameerascolumn.blogspot.com

A friend of mine heard of a program that will make you never get viruses again. Its called Ubuntu. I go to the site and download the program, but it wont install.

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Created by helix 4 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 42 weeks ago
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Now Linux Can Get Viruses Via Wine

http://blog.opensourcenerd.com

I forget who, but some wiseguy stuck a link to site (not linkified so Google doesn't mark me as evil) on his Facebook wall, which reminded me of one reason I love Firefox (and Linux): security.

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Created by noodly appendage 5 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 6 weeks ago
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Viruses on Linux - Look out?

http://www.learningubuntu.com

Explaining to a father how there are no viruses for Linux.

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Created by Nimbus23 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 11 weeks ago
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Follow up: How to write a Linux virus

http://www.geekzone.co.nz

Yesterday I published an article about How to write a Linux virus in 5 easy steps. There has been quite an overwhelming response for this. Within just a few hours this article became my most visited blog post ever. Wow! Just goes to show that either the article hit a real nerve, or the other articles on my blog are just really boring. :-)

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Created by chimera 5 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 43 weeks ago
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Virus : A paralysed object on GNU/Linux

http://saleem-khan.blogspot.com

Recently I faced two incidents when I had to format my flash drive as it would simply refuse to open at all just because it was infected with some nasty viruses from my office computers.

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Created by sharkswithlazers 6 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 21 weeks ago
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Debunking the Linux virus myth

http://www.mylro.org

Linux and UNIX-like operating systems in general are regarded as being more secure for the common user, in contrast with operating systems that have "Windows" as part of their name. Why is that?

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Created by C733tus 6 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 21 weeks ago
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Malware on GNU/Linux

http://www.fsdaily.com

GNU/Linux users should not have any false sense of security just based on the fact that viruses designed for exclusively for windows won't run on GNU/Linux. Here is a list of "Linux computer viruses"

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Created by dave 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Malicious code inserted into Wikipedia pages spreads computer virus

http://en.wikinews.org

"In an exclusive report, Wikinews has learned that on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, two users, one anonymous and the other only known as MODX added code onto Wikipedia for a computer virus known as the LoveLetter virus or the ILOVEYOU virus..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 47 weeks ago
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Can we afford not to give our kids Linux?

http://www.itwire.com

For any parent, myself included, setting your kids loose on the net is a daunting prospect. We have to do it because the net is a fact of life - it's in our schools, the workplace, public libraries and in many if not most homes of the developed world. Therefore, do we really have any option but to give them Linux?

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Created by bridget 7 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 5 weeks ago
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Why Linux is better than windows for virus outbreaks.

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

The age old "discussions" that float around the internet in regards to Linux and windows security are contentious ones. It all seems to boil down to Linux people saying that Linux is more secure and windows people saying that it is not. In this case the windows guys are right, with exceptions.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 5 weeks ago
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The end of Windows, or a security expert gives up

http://wolfgang.lonien.de

Security expert Bruce Schneier today wrote about the “Storm Worm” again. Go and read it and become very afraid if you are running the Windows operating system. Become even more afraid if you are responsible for a bunch of them, like in a company. And then get a clue and morph them all into something better, like installing any of the Linux/Unix/BSD variants.

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Created by greengrass 7 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 10 weeks ago
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Why Windows Users Are Insane

http://penguinpetes.com

If you read my last post, you know that - temporarily - I'm hosting Windows XP on one of the four computers plugged in here at the igloo, due to a donated computer. This post marks the 72 hour mark since I once again saw the Windows splash screen on a monitor in my home for the first time in seven years.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 12 weeks ago
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