[ubuntu-uk] Security on Ubuntu

Roberto Sarrionandia rbs.tito at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Mar 4 13:35:35 GMT 2007

ClamAV is  the preferred antivirus, firestarter is a good firewall.

Anyone who told you not to have a firewall is pretty foolish, antivirus
is pointless though. I use it on my server to protect Windows machines
on the network.
Benjamin Webb wrote:
> I know that Linux is supposed to be much more secure than Windows. But
> I still feel it would be best to have Antivirus and Firewall.
> My quiestion is, do either of these come with Ubuntu by default, and
> if not, what free software should I use.
> Thanks,
> Ben Webb

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