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Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks This is exactly the type of thing that could happen to Linux. "The Anna Kournikova e-mail worm that whacked networks this week was not the work of a skilled cracker. It was created using one of the many virus-generating kits that . . . This is exactly the type of thing that could happen to Linux. "The Anna Kournikova e-mail worm that whacked networks this week was not the work of a skilled cracker. It was created using one of the many virus-generating kits that are easily available on the Internet.

The kits, which have names like Satanic Brain Virus Tools 1.0, Instant Virus Production Kit, and Ye Olde Funky Virus Generator, make writing a virus a straightforward and uncomplicated task. If you can install a program on a computer, you can also -- using one of these kits -- write and release a virus just like the authors of Cartman, Poppy and Kenny did."

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