Antivirus for Ubuntu

Edward Dunagin edunagin at
Fri May 25 04:37:45 BST 2007

Hi folks,

On 5/24/07, James Gray <james.gray at> wrote:
> On Fri, 25 May 2007 03:50:30 am Ben Edwards wrote:
> > I use xubuntu at work but there is only one other Linux desktop user.
> > I was chatting to my boss today and one of the things the head of IT
> > is nervous about is Antivirus on Linux.  Thats not go the you dont
> > need it route, it the Linux desktop becomes popular there will be
> > viruses, Trojans etc.  He knows it may not be necessary but to keep
> > the business happy we need to use it. The question is are there any
> > decent centrally managed anti virus products around for linux?
> >
> > Ben
> Open Source:
> - ClamAV
> Closed Source:
> - Avast
> - Sophos (this will cost a bomb but is enterprise-grade centrally managed,
> cross-platform antivirus solution).
I have used Linux on the Internet for over 10 years and have NEVER had
a virus nor a trojan..Never been broken into either..I do use a

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