Originally posted by yenonn
do i need to update the virus definition as what norton does?
yes--antivirus programs are only as effective as their virus definitions. if it doesn't know that a certain virus exists it can't detect it, much less get rid of it. i use f-prot, and updating the virus definitions is easy. all you have to do is open the console and type in
if you use something different, i'm not sure how it's done, but there is most certainly a way to do it (if there isn't, get rid of that program and get a different one).