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I know ClamAV comes with Mandriva (I've gotta say, while I know the reason for the new name, I still prefer calling it "Mandrake"), but I'm not too crazy about it. While I never have to scan for viruses, my friends usually request I do such menial tasks for them, as Linux isn't all that succeptable to viruses.
you can also try and have a look at nessus and probably snort ... need to do them before you touch anything after a clean and strict installation of a linux system but its very hard to work "consistently"(i cant) with these tools and linux is about learning and doing ...
//come to think about it , linux does behave more and more like "the windows ways" nowadays ... may or may not be a good thing to see ...