Archived viruses, was Re: Reasonable price for a complete SOL-20 system?

ethan at ethan at
Mon Oct 24 16:24:34 CDT 2016

>  Memory protection does not protect you from a virus.  It can protect other
> running processes from being modified (if they belong to other users they
> can't be infected at all; other processes owned by the user it's possible,
> depending upon the system [1]) but that's it.
>  -spc

Sorry, I was thinking back to the finger file from the ID software guy 
talking about how horrible MacOS was, not from the perspective of 
preventing viruses.

I suppose Apple was early in the networking game with Appletalk but not 
sure if the viruses ever made use of it.

( I grew up Atari -> PC )

Ethan O'Toole

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