Fedora 18 security questions.

Steven Stern subscribed-lists at sterndata.com
Thu Mar 21 14:59:27 UTC 2013

On 03/21/2013 09:31 AM, William Mattison wrote:
> Windows has security essentials and malwarebytes scanning browser traffic to detect and block malware, 
> and scanning the hard drive to find and remove malware.  
> What does Linux have corresponding to that?
> I'm just about certain that my old Linux system is infected with
working spyware.
> I'd like to have something like security essentials, malwarebytes,
etc. on my new Linux system.

It's extremely unlikely you'll have malware that affects the Linux
stuff. To take care of that, install chkrootkit or rkhunter.

If you share files with your Windows installation, the use clamav to
scan those files for malware.

-- Steve

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