i know this problem because some custemers allways asked me about viruses on Linux. To calm down them
i installed F-Prot for Linux ( for free ) and used rkhunter or something similar. There is a cron job within this
f-prot, so you will be able to keep your virus scanner up to date actually...
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>I was asked by our IT department yesterday whether I could recommend
>some virus scanning software on Linux. I responded saying that you
>don't get viruses, per se, on Linux and that we use a combination of
>rootkit scanners, firewall rules and other monitoring to ensure no
>daemons etc. are running.
>>He was most concerned about rootkits. It got me thinking that rootkits
>and wide-spread attacks that install various daemons when then
>penetrate a system are, effectively, viruses. Does a one-stop-shop
>exist to detect all/a lot/some of these? An equivalent to a virus
>scanner on Windows? Or is intrusion detection on linux a matter of a
>few automated tools and a lot of sifting through logs and monitoring
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