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Re: Anti-Virus Software ?



On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 09:33, Temlakos wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 12:22, Brian Fahrlander wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 11:10, Jonathan Allen wrote:
> > > What anti-virus software would you recommend for running on an FC2
> > > machine ?  There are no windows machines in the network, only Linux
> > > workstations, also all running FC2.
> > 
> >     You already are: it's called FC2.  :>  The only reason you'd need to
> > run AV programs is to protect Windows boxes.
> > 
> >     Enjoy!
> 
> I'm sure that's comforting--for now. And we all hope that Linux is
> inherently more secure against viruses of all types. Maybe we're right.
> But as more people get fed up with "WinDoze" or "Window$" or however you
> want to spell it, what will happen when cyber-terrorists start attacking
> Linux directly with virus operations? That's what some of my clients are
> asking me right now. What do I tell them?
----
there are open source anti-virus packages for Linux and if the threat
appears on Linux, he can be assured that more will develop.

<http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&c2coff=1&q=anti-virus+software&btnG=Google+Search>

Craig


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