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I would like to hook up a question here, virus related... What if I use wine or wineX to install a program which is actually a virus?. I wanna do and see what happens, but I am always afraid to do so... This might sound silly but, with more and more windows emulators (I know, wine is not an emulator tecnicaly speaking, but does praticaly the very same thing.... you know, potato, potata....) would that become a hole for virus spreading in Linux?.
If sounds dumb or have already been answered, sorry
Lol, actually that could be quite funny, as it'll think it's on a windows drive, and maybe hose your virtual windows drive, but cant affect the linux filesystem, coz it isnt written to navigate it. Think how the slashes go the other way, and that permissions would halt any maliticious code anyway.
I wonder if wine provides enough for those with built in smtp engines to work? A wine windows setup doesnt have outlook or explorer by default, so probably very little can happen.