I thought that there was no need to scan for viruses either in Ubuntu or any Linux distros until I found virus scanner packages 'clamtk' and 'klamav' in Ubuntu software center yesterday. This leads ...
I installed ClamAV via Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) with: sudo apt-get install clamav but how can I scan for viruses?
At ubuntu.com there is this "only in ubuntu" that says "Built in virus protection": What is the Ubuntu built it protection? What is the program in charge of this and how does it work?
I've got a file said to contain information I was looking for. Unfortunately it is an executable instead of DOC (as it was meant to be) and the site I've download it from looks suspicious for me. If I ...
Say I used some thumbdrive on a public Windows computer and I copy some data to my Ubuntu computer with it. I cannot be completely sure that the Windows computer was clean, and it might have put ...
As Linux continues to grow and develop, and the more we use Linux, the greater the threat from viruses. We also know that a virus/threat in Linux (if any) would have difficulty running or spreading ...
Before I removed Windows 7 from my computer and replaced it with Ubuntu, I had over 257 threats that never would go away. I don't know if the trojan horse I had also could transfer over to Ubuntu. Can ...
Possible Duplicate: Do I need to have antivirus software installed on a Linux distro? I'm using ubuntu right now and I think it's really good. Really. But I'm wondering about viruses. I ...
I just browsed a site a while ago that was flagged as an "attack site" or has malware, but Firefox didn't warn before I went into it. Only when I opened a new tab with another page from the site did ...
I am looking for an AntiVirus for Ubuntu, and have researched potential products. I do not want a paid product, but i do want a user friendly interface. I do not want rants about how unnecessary it ...
Anyone know anything about the Hand of Thief malware that has been announced for sale on an apparent underground cyber crime forum? It is said that is has been tested to work on Ubuntu! Should I be ...
I am fairly certain that my Ubuntu 13.10 laptop is infected with some sort of malware. Every once in a while, I find a process /lib/sshd (owned by root) running and consuming lots of cpu. It is not ...
Should desktop users of Ubuntu (and other Linux distros) be concerned about the malware-infection drive described as "Operation Windigo"? What threat does it pose to us immediately and are there any ...
Possible Duplicate: How is the system kept secure? What security policies exist in place for packages and scripts? I fear that just like on Windows there might be ways to catch a ...
I know that maybe it sounds like a duplicate but it isn't because I see that the other questions describe totally different situations than mine. Apart from the other users, I don't have a Windows ...