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Virus 'caught' while using Linux lays dormant, becomes active when login into Windows, can it be?

Can I 'catch' a Windows virus, while using Linux - so it will be saved on my hard drive and start working when I log in to Windows? I know it wouldn't affect the Linux itself. I am using 'Dual boot', ...
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GNU/Linux distribution for network virus || malware identification

I'm looking for a GNU/Linux distro that I can install in transparent setup to look for infected hosts on a LAN. I don't need to stop viruses and malwares but only identify them and the host where they ...
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Is Linux really malware safe? Or people just don't bother creating them for Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The myths about viruses in unix/linux I've never used Linux before and I heard that you don't need to worry about malware on Linux. So, as the title said, is Linux ...
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Is there any Virus attack in Linux?

Is there any virus attack on any of the current distributions of Linux? if there is any, how was it solved? have they used any anti virus programs which are available now?