MYDOOM virus attacks SCO site
Tue Jan 27 12:48:41 GMT 2004 MYDOOM virus attacks SCO site
It's hard to like the Linux community when they do things like
this. I understand (not condone or agree with, just understand)
their rancor toward SCO, but this is disgusting.
More disgusting is sentiment in some Linux newsgroups blaming
SCO for launching this themselves.
An amusing (assuming you have a heightened sense of irony) part
of this is that it looks like the perpertrators deliberately
harvested names from the comp.unix.sco newsgroups to use with the
virus, so people who have posted there are getting slammed with
complaints and returned mail due to bogus messages purportedly from
As explained at SCO Sympathiser, I think
the Linux folks are directing their energy in wrong directions, and
this is definitely more of the same. It isn't going to generate any
positive press for Linux, and the self-congratulatory tone of some
Linux people is just going to aggravate that more.
new variant attacks Microsoft also.
Got something to add? Send me email.
Increase ad revenue 50-250% with Ezoic
More Articles by Tony Lawrence
Find me on Google+
© 2012-06-27 Tony Lawrence