I have yet to see a real live Linux based virus.I've read about them, I've heard about them in security lectures, but actually seen one - nope, never.It's far... [by vonskippy]
Zbigniew Konojacki, the creator of the 4MLinux series of distributions, has announced recently the immediate availability for download of Antivirus Live CD 12.0, an open source distribution that provides users with a live Linux computing environment built around the popular ClamAV (Clam AntiVirus) virus scanner.
The latest Antivirus Live CD 12.0 release is now based on the r... (read more)
I remember when virus scanning was as simple as running an executable from the trusty DOS Shell in between playing rounds of Duke Nukem. Now, detecting vulnerabilities involves not only massively greater numbers of devices and data, but also the flexibility to react in real time as threats shift.