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Re: java flaw
Ehh.. Lets just say that that article wsa not the most technicaly acurate.
And you are right it does not scan for viruses.
Aleph One / [email protected]
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On Tue, 17 Oct 1995, James A. Donald wrote:
> Even if one had genuine artificial intelligence, it would be impossible
> to detect all viruses, only particular viruses and classes of virus.
> If Java is secure, virus scanning should be unnecessary, indeed
> impossible, because there could be no code configuration capable
> of acting as a virus.
> If virus scanning occurs, then it is possible to write a virus in Java,
> then Java is inherently insecure.