[Spambayes] Bayesian virus detection?

Matt Sergeant msergeant at startechgroup.co.uk
Fri Jan 31 17:07:34 EST 2003


On Friday, Jan 31, 2003, at 16:44 Europe/London, Neale Pickett wrote:

> PS: Klez and its ilk are properly called worms, not viruses.  Not that
>     anyone would fail to understand what you meant if you said virus, I
>     guess.

Worms are viruses. As are Trojans and a whole bunch of other things. 
Virus is the generic term for a program that spreads itself by one 
means or another. The more specific term (e.g. worm) indicates the 
means with which it spreads.




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