A virus scanner on linux for windows partition
athmanem at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 17:08:58 UTC 2010
On 07/04/2010 05:22 PM, JD wrote:
> On 07/04/2010 12:46 AM, Frank Murphy wrote:
>> On 04/07/10 05:49, JD wrote:
>>> I came across an article that mentioned some viruses
>>> that can hide and move around on a booted windows
>>> machine, and can evade virus scanner.
>> You can also use something like Kaspersky,
>> which uses Linux as the basis of it's RescueCD.
>> Commercial app.
>> Clamav? in fedora repos
> I yum installed clamav., and updated the databse.
> I will also try Bitdefender, suggested by Thomas Taylor.
> So far, clamav has not found anything in the mounted windows partition.
> That could be good news or bad news :) :)
AFAIK, ClamAV (the engine of.) is more efficient then all AV software
except Kaspersky AV.
See review here:
To install ClamAV on Fedora or RHEL (through EPEL) (as root):
yum clamav-filesystem clamav-data clamav-lib clamav-update
Update AV DB (as root):
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