basic - continued
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Feb 8 08:04:38 UTC 2010
On Monday, February 08, 2010 03:07 PM, Michael Haney wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:48 AM, Christopher Chan
> <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk> wrote:
>> On Monday, February 08, 2010 01:01 PM, Michael Haney wrote:
>>> For Windows is use AVAST Free Antivirus. Its really good, the updates
>>> are free and its not a system resource hog like Norton and not as
>>> buggy as McAfee.
>> Useless. No scan on read/write. It is just a scanner.
> Don't get the AVAST! Virus Cleaner mixed up with their anti-virus
> software. It does have an on-access scanner. I'm using AVAST on my
> Windows Vista laptop right now. Or, are you talking about the Linux
> version being just a scanner?
Oops, that rang as AVG in my head. So Avast has a free antivirus.
>>> There is a Linux version. I'm thinking about trying it out.
>> Hmm...me wonders how it compares to clamav
> Depends, how much effort is put into keeping ClamAV's virus
> definitions up-to-date? AVAST updates automatically several times a
> week, and sometimes several times a day.
Well, that really depends on the samples being or not being sent in...
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