January 10, 2001

Retrospective of pro-Linux virus

Author: JT Smith

In December, an ILOVEYOU-style virus circulated the vulnerable email browsers advocating the use of Linux. The virus was entitled Shockwave.A, and was believed at the time to be a serious embarassment to the Linux community and a setback to the progress made over the course of the year. Planet IT reviews that view in a two part article.

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