Incurable viruses: how real is the threat?

Friday, 24 August 2007, 8:42 PM EST

The only type of virus that is truly incurable is a physically destructive virus. If the virus is a Trojan, worm or other file infecter, it can be cleaned up. An incurable virus would be one that alters or damages the system in some way.

The question is: If there is no damage to the hardware and you can reload the OS, is the virus truly incurable?

At Linux Insider.

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