[users]anti-spyware/ad-ware for linux

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Wed Aug 29 16:00:33 UTC 2007


(``-_-´´) -- Fernando wrote:
> On Wednesday 29 August 2007 16:19:29 Jimmy Wu wrote:
>> Hi, I've never heard of any anti-spyware/anti-adware software for
>> linux.  Are  such things necessary? Thanks Jimmy
> 
> Not at the moment. It could happen some day in the future, but since
> there isnt uncessary open ports, or a large user quote, no such
> "bad-bugs" exist, or at least are known. For the same reason there
> aint any anti-bad-bugs. There are quite a few Anti-Virus softwares,
> to be uses not for protection of your machine, but Window$ machines
> that you might be networked, or maybe share infected files.

Actually, if you're worried about it, run a combo of
clamav
chkrootkit
rkhunter

Those should find most nasties on Linux.




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