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Questions with nefarious intent?

There is this question on SO: Is there any malware / keylogger on Linux

He wants to have tips for existing malware or a keylogger for Linux (to test the products of his company. ??? What could not be verified!)

How to cope with this kind of questions?

I voted to close (because its offtopic) and flagged it for moderator attention (because I think its not OK). I don't think this is a deliver me my virus site.

  • I just gave to last vote to close the question as off-topic...because it is, he's asking on how to break into a secured computer system...that's off-topic on SO. I think we need a white-hat-hacking-proposal on Area51. Sep 16, 2011 at 7:33
  • @Pekka: Have the comments since been deleted? Sep 16, 2011 at 8:44
  • @Andrew yup, a mod must have deleted them.
    – Pekka
    Sep 16, 2011 at 8:44
  • Obviously not. It belongs on Super User! Sep 16, 2011 at 8:46
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    @Andrew Grimm: I disagree, he's asking about system/network penetration either via software tools or social engineering. The first would belong on SF and I'm not sure if we have a site for the second. Sep 16, 2011 at 8:50
  • Now the question's been deleted. Sep 16, 2011 at 9:44


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