[Snort-users] Anti Virus on Linux?

Paul Greene pauljgreene at ...5068...
Mon Jan 27 12:58:07 EST 2003


I would also disagree that there's no point in scanning outgoing mail. 
Aren't there laptop users that bring their laptops in from the outside, 
and have had opportunities to bring in viruses that haven't gone through 
the corporate firewalls and e-mail servers?

pg

Sean T. Ballard wrote:

>Not to mention trojaned services and rootkits Vexira will detect along
>woth worms like lion, sadmind and slapper.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Schmehl, Paul L [mailto:pauls at ...6838...] 
>Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 2:15 PM
>To: Bob McClure Jr; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Anti Virus on Linux?
>
>
>This is bad advice.  Linus is *not* immune to viruses.  There just
>aren't as many written for Linux.  Ever heard of the Slapper worm?
>
>Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
>Adjunct Information Security Officer
>The University of Texas at Dallas http://www.utdallas.edu/~pauls/ AVIEN
>Founding Member
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bob McClure Jr [mailto:robertmcclure at ...741...] 
>Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 12:57 PM
>To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Anti Virus on Linux?
>
>Well, Linux, as such, doesn't need AV protection because it's pretty
>much immune.  But if you're running a mail server for Windoze boxes, you
>can use ClamAntiVirus,
>
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