spyware in ubuntu?

Serg Belokamen serg.belokamen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 02:44:30 UTC 2005

I am not quiet sure about spyware detection software as such... 

What you may want to try (manualy) if you have a reason to belive you
are infected with spy ware is to check if you have a trusted version
of "netstat" utility and then use that to see what connection you have
(in and out). If you see anything that shouldn't be there, then act


On 19/07/05, Charles Malespin <charles.malespin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all, I have been using ubuntu for the better part of 4 months, and I
> have been doing all the noob things and studying as much as I can about
> ubuntu/linux.  I have read that for all intents and purposes you dont
> need anti virus in linux, but what about spyware protection?  Is there
> something for ubuntu to use and check if you have got spyware? Sorry if
> this seems like a really dumb question,  I am just asking because I
> would rather be safe than sorry.  Thanks,
> Charles
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