Antivirus for Ubuntu

mark Fraser kubuntu at
Fri May 25 12:52:23 BST 2007

In article <200705251004.02148.james.gray at>,
   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


> - Sophos (this will cost a bomb but is enterprise-grade centrally
> managed, cross-platform antivirus solution).

I am able to use Sophos as the company I work for allows all employees to
download it from their server. I have thought about downloading and
installing it, but is there really any point?

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