Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 20:17:35 +0000
> |I'm hearing more about worms, trojans and viruses in Linux. Do I need to
> |run an AV scanner? If so, what do you folks recommend?
> In short, no.
Unless you're passing files or email to Windows systems no, an AV
scanner is pointless on Linux.
But a firewall is necessary, either on Linux itself or an independant
one between it and the 'net.
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