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How To Integrate ClamAV Into ProFTPd For Virus Scanning On Debian Lenny

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This tutorial explains how you can integrate ClamAV into ProFTPd for virus scanning on a Debian Lenny system. This is achieved through mod_clamav. In the end, whenever a file gets uploaded through ProFTPd, ClamAV will check the file and delete it if it is malware.

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Created by falko 3 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 42 weeks ago
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Is Security Essentials Microsoft 's answer to Linux 's security record?

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One of the areas where Linux really shines is security: you do not really need an antivirus if you are running Linux as an end user. In the Windows world however a good antivirus is almost a requirement as viruses and malwares are commonplace. I have personally seen Windows computers being infected less than an hour after being connected to the internet.

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Created by Erlik 5 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 5 weeks ago
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Windows = Antivirus = Pollution?

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But, man.... I just couldn't resist the temptation of asking myself "... then how much power is spent on Windows implementing DRM protection mechanisms?". It has been disputed that it be a lot of energy to implement DRM mechanisms. It has been argued that this is not too much of an effort... that DRM in Vista is rougly a couple of LOC on the whole system. I just couldn't care less about it..

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Created by eantoranz 5 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 21 weeks ago
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Anti-virus software is dead - use Linux

http://www.internetling.com

What is the best anti-virus software of 2008? Why it's ubuntu, of course!

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Does Ubuntu Linux Really Need Antivirus Software?

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One of the people who switched to Ubuntu Linux recently, phoned me asking what kind of antivirus they should have installed. Quite frankly, I’ve never given that a thought. I’ve used Ubuntu for some time and have never had any virus issues, ever. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not suggesting that Linux is impervious to a computer virus, rather I’m suggesting that (currently) it’s not an issue. As a matter of fact, I did a bit of research and found out that there are viruses, worms and malware that effect our Linux based systems.

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Howto Install Clam AntiVirus with GTK frontend GUI

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Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and advanced tool for automatic database updates. The core of the package is an anti-virus engine available in a form of shared library.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 21 weeks ago
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Antivirus Programs For Ubuntu

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Despite not really needing to use an antivirus in Linux, it is not a bad idea to prevent your system from inadvertently becoming a carrier by using one of these AV programs list below. In this article, we’ll examine what each AV program offers and why you would possibly want to bother with an antivirus program on a Linux distro such as Ubuntu.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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Protect Your Linux Box from Viruses

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There's a ridiculous rumor running around the net that Linux is so inherently secure -- or so securely obscure -- that you shouldn't even bother running an antivirus on it. But frankly, that's just not true.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 3 days ago – Made popular 7 years 3 days ago
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