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Chicken Little doom and gloom....

Where are the reports of the massive successful attacks and exploits from all these big bad threats to linux systems?

Potential problems being found and patched, usually the same day, doesn't equate to actual problems not being discovered until after the attacks like that other virus pretending to be an OS.

Right now it's fashionable (profitable?) to bash Linux

Right now it's fashionable (profitable?) to bash Linux

Fashionable I suppose...

Roy Schestowitz wrote:

Right now it's fashionable (profitable?) to bash Linux

True, it's just getting on my last nerve. Smile Sometimes it's depressing just coming here to read up on Linux news. Seems to be all negative all the time.

And honestly, most all of these stories about threats to the linux os are simply not being honest. There are actually positives that are being ignored, the problems are being discovered and corrected due to the nature of open software. I have yet to hear of the average linux user being negatively impacted by any of them. Patches are made, we update our os and move on unharmed.

Today's news regarding Mint being hacked is the closest thing to a real threat that I've read in a long time. And that existed for less than 24hrs.

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