Antivirus for Ubuntu

Strong Cypher cypherstrong at
Thu May 24 21:44:29 UTC 2007

i think you should take a look on selinux. it's not an antirus but you
can control every access to every ressource. it's more powerfull and
efficient than an antivirus on linux. take a look

2007/5/24, sdavmor <sdavmor at>:
> 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
> AVG 7.5 is free for both Windows and Linux. I use it. Might be a good
> place to start to quell the bossman's fears.
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