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@@ -707,6 +707,19 @@ versions. We calculate statistics based on the security check to know how many t
Tails has been started and connected to Tor. Those statistics are published in
our [[monthly reports|news]].
+<a id="antivirus"></a>
+Does Tails need an antivirus?
+No, as other Linux systems, Tails doesn't require an antivirus to protect itself
+from most malwares, such as viruses, trojans, and worms. There are various reasons
+why Linux operating systems generally don't need antivirus softwares, including
+the permission design of Linux systems.
+See the [[!wikipedia Linux_malware desc="Wikipedia page on Linux malware"]]
+for further details.