Antivirus to scan files before going onto a Windows
jdow at earthlink.net
Sat Apr 29 23:41:11 UTC 2006
From: "John Nielsen" <lists at jnielsen.net>
> On Saturday 29 April 2006 09:06, Jim Stapleton wrote:
>> Anyone have experience with ClamAV? Good, Bad, Ugly?
>> Should I use something else, or is the only good alternative
>> pay/expensive (such as avast)?
>> Am I better at leaving the antivirus stuff to the Windows machine
>> (which has McAfee Enterprise)?
> I use ClamAV to scan all incoming e-mail on my mailserver with very good
> results. I haven't ever used it as a file-scanner but I imagine it would
> serve adequately.
> I frequently use AVG antivirus as well. Their "free" edition is free to
> download and use at home on a single computer. See http://free.grisoft.com
> for more info. The non-free versions are more reasonably priced and (IMO)
> in some ways superior to the other Windows AV products I've used, most
> notably in ease-of-use and staying up-to-date.
I have enabled the Earthlink AV blocker. I run SpamAssassin here with
the ClamAV plugin. Then I run F-Secure on the main machine and Norton
on the second machine. I figure defense in depth is a fairly good thing.
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