Wine Security Disclosure

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Sun Mar 16 02:33:19 CDT 2008

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 1:29 AM, Dmitry Timoshkov
<dmitry at> wrote:
>  There is nothing special about Wine that doesn't apply to common
>  unix/linux/windows security practices.

No but people come to Linux hearing that its more secure than Windows
for various reasons. While this may or may not be true, if we are so
compatible that we can run virii and spyware, then we need to document
it as TheBlunderbuss said otherwise there will be many people
disappointed by unrealistic expectations.

Steven Edwards

"There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and
that is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo

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