Scanning Utility

Saint Aardvark the Carpeted aardvark at
Wed Feb 18 21:14:16 PST 2004

jhoder at disturbed my sleep to write:
> would you be able to recommend a good (the best?) virus scanning utility for 
> freebsd?

I've just set up ClamAV and have no complaints at all -- in fact, I read
somewhere that it was one of the first virus scanners to add a
definition for the SCO virus.  It's available in ports, so couldn't be

One thing to watch:  there's a bugfix that just went into the port on
Feb 10th; it prevents ClamAV from crapping out on a misformed attachment.
You might want to update your Ports tree using CVSUp before installing.

Hope that helps,

Saint Aardvark the Carpeted
aardvark at
Because the plural of Anecdote is Myth.

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