Newbie still confused about potential for virus problems on Ubuntu
Amedee Van Gasse (ubuntu)
amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be
Sun Apr 26 17:56:37 UTC 2009
> Please tell that to the makers of rkhunter
A root kit is not a virus!!!
A root kit is a set of tools that a hacker installs on your system when
(s)he has compromised it. But (s)he has to have access to your system
first! Usually they get access via bad configured services (weak
> and all the various linux programs designed to find these things that
> do not bother linux, tell the people who make clamav they are
> wasting their time making anti-virus for linux,
ClamAV is mainly an anti-virus for mail gateways. It is irrelevant what
the operating system is of the gateway. The most vulnerable thing is the
> maybe they could spend it making money on windows systems, do you
> think you can convince them ?
I don't have to convice anyone.
The simple fact that the ClamAV project is still alive, means that they
must be doing something good.
If I had Linux mailserver + Windows mailclient, then I would use ClamAV.
But I have Linux mailserver + Linux mailclient, so I don't need it.
It's just as simpel as that. Everything else is FUD. Please stick to the
facts and don't troll...
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