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Yes, 'tis a sad day for Linux. Although not the first worm for Linux, it is becoming painfully apparent that viruses for Linux are becoming more widespread, and will without question become a problem :(
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by yakko (Friar) on Mar 24, 2001 at 10:30 UTC
    -Dpedantic

    So far, the only true virus for Linux has been one called "bliss" ... due to the concept of users, only the most incompetent will do any real damage (running as root, maybe? :o)

    The rest of these "viruses" all depend on holes in the system, and are aptly named "worms."

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    Me spell chucker work grate. Need grandma chicken.