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Old 12-30-2004, 08:02 AM   #1
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is there any antivirus software ....?


hi, All..

Is there any Effective Antivirus Package for linux... to download ... I search on google ..but due to lack of time i am asking this question... any help would be appreciate....
My OS was Linux Advance Server 3.0 with kernel-2.4.21-15.EL
which is the best and obvious antivirus program for this kernel....

thnx in advance
zameer ahmed syed.
 
Old 12-30-2004, 08:42 AM   #2
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first, there are very few viruses for linux, so antivirus for linux is quite useless, nonetheless, f-prot has a version of their antivirus suite for linux, take a look at that, that was by far the easiest one i found to install and use, other more popular ones are harder to install
 
Old 12-30-2004, 08:43 AM   #3
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oh, heres the link, that might help a little

http://www.f-prot.com/download/home_...d_fplinux.html
 
Old 12-30-2004, 01:10 PM   #4
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f-prot is free only for home use

have a look at clamav

http://www.clamav.net/

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Old 12-30-2004, 05:36 PM   #5
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See my webpage, Software -> Anti-Virus

http://www.websamba.com/Linux_Docs_Links

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Old 12-30-2004, 05:45 PM   #6
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hey i just found this frontedn for clamav here

i haven't tested it yet

http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=12388

regards
 
Old 12-30-2004, 05:56 PM   #7
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I'm using AntiVir. It has a GUI too, TKAntiVir.

Norman Virus Control
Panda Antivirus
Kaspersky Antivirus
Clam Antivirus
F-Prot
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition

Boby
 
Old 12-30-2004, 06:22 PM   #8
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Linux Anti-virus.

You made a good decision to start investigating anti-virus options now. Though Linux is more secure than MS, the "Security by Obscurity" is going to become less and less viable as it's popularity increases. There are already viruses "In the wild" that are Linux specific and others that are cross platform. Better to be over-cautious than careless. One thought to find solace in is the fact that any vulnerability discovered in Linux, will be fixed much quicker than in MS because of the open source support.
One anti-virus that hasn't been mentioned is from Bitdefender.
http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/products.php?p_id=16
You can download it for free.

Best Wishes.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 12:21 AM   #9
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are all these linux antivuris softwares???

i do not think so
 
Old 01-03-2005, 04:37 AM   #10
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are all these linux antivuris softwares???
No!! I think you need a licence for Kaspersky Antivirus.
But the rest is all free software, at least for personal use.

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Old 01-03-2005, 05:56 AM   #11
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Originally posted by Boby
No!! I think you need a licence for Kaspersky Antivirus.
But the rest is all free software, at least for personal use.

Boby
what i was asking is that ,do we have these antivirus for windows??

all these run on windows except clam, f-prot and kapersky

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