[CentOS] Antivirus for CentOS? (yuck!)

Matt lm7812 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 15:32:16 UTC 2009


> None... clamav, amavis, etc... are used for protecting Windows boxes
> behind the Linux boxes.  If you aren't running any Windows hosts on the

FYI, clamav also detects linux based viruses.  There are linux based
viruses.  Rkhunter is also good to run on a linux server as well.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_computer_viruses

Of course if you keep your passwords secure and up to date on patches
you 'should' not get any viruses on a linux box.  Nothing is certain
though.  Its very little effort to install clamav and rkhunter.

Matt


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