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Grisoft predicts Linux virus plague

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Grisoft, makers of the popular AVG Anti-Virus offering, has warned that it is "only a matter of time" before Linux becomes widely targeted by virus and malware writers.

Michael Foreman, a partner at AVG UK, said: "In the past few years we have seen the use of enterprise Linux applications growing steadily, and it is only a matter of time before we can expect to see virus attacks specifically targeted at these users.

"Grisoft is one of the first mainstream antivirus vendors to have started a whole new division dedicated to Linux protection."

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Gosh

I guess it's lucky for all of us that, yes by golly, Grisoft just happens to sell a Linux Anti-Virus. Grisoft should fire whatever PR flunky that thought FUD would work in the Linux market. What ever happened to intelligent marketing - or is that now a relegated to the oxymoron category?

I know

I almost put "ad disguised as news" instead "Full story!" Big Grin

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