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Old 10-29-2004, 02:43 PM   #1
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potential virus?


Hey, i was searching the web, and i kinda went across this suspicious website, it opened up a new firefox window and it wanted to open something under wine (it was an .exe)

Should i be worried about it?

i didn't accept the transfer, but even if it somehow downloaded to my harddrive, should i worry?

i'm just a little paranoid
 
Old 10-29-2004, 02:50 PM   #2
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as far as i know .exe is a M$ thing only. you might have some issues with wine or wineX, but as far as linux is concerned id not be worried.
 
Old 10-29-2004, 02:51 PM   #3
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if you were runnign windows then being suspicious wouldn't hurt. as your not... who cares? it can't hurt you.
 
Old 10-29-2004, 02:51 PM   #4
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If you didn't allow it it won't install. If you're still worried you can run a virusscan. I think f-prot is a good one.
 
Old 10-29-2004, 03:03 PM   #5
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hmm, ok thanks, anyone else have some tips of suggestions for me?
 
Old 10-29-2004, 03:48 PM   #6
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If you communicate with windows PCs it might be a problem so then you'd better scan to be sure it's not a virus.
 
  


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