Re: Scary article in Wall Street Journal today
On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 12:25:04 -0700, Paul E Condon wrote:
Today in Wall Street Journal (pg 3 in US edition), there is an article
about hacker break-ins to computers via the internet. Mentioned as the
method of break-in are spyware called ZeuS, and Firefox browser, but no
mention of what OS are aflicted.
As someone still learning about Debian/Linux, is it a correct statement to
say that these spyware/malware/virus .exe type files that try to install on
a given machine, are virtually useless against Debian systems unless the
user logs in as root to allow installation? At a minimum, wouldn't
synaptic/aptitude request the root password before proceeding?
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