Subject: Re: Not detecting all the memory in my machine
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 05/24/2000 14:59:45
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Wolfgang Rupprecht writes:
>email@example.com (Andrew Gillham) writes:
>> The scariest thing of all is the rumor that RMS was going to incorporate
>> the ILOVEYOU virus into the GPL v3.
>I can see it now, the ILOVEGNU virus. It ftp's the debian
>distribution and installs it right before your eyes.
>If this were a real evolutionary system, DOS would be wiped out
>rapidly by BSD and linux retro-viruses. (retro-virus: a virus that
>modifies the host's DNA. They're nasty little buggers.)
A few months ago, there was a note circulating on the Tuxissa virus,
but it's probably politically incorrect to mention its payload on a
NetBSD mailing list...