Re: Antivirus setup?
Erick Lopez Carreon escribio:
> Hi Jason:
> I use ClamAv, is wirted in C and works well.
> You can find it in:
the site looks down, try
I use Clamav in my company servers and looks good.
Maybe we can help to mantain the virus dB i think..
--- Jason Lim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I can see your point on the performance problem.
> I know openantivirus
> is in
> > Java, I wasn't terribly excited about that either.
> I was more or less
> > hoping for some kind of cross platform C code.
> Many of the folks
> > with openantivirus have been/are involved with
> amavis as well so on the
> > had I would have expected more. On the other
> hand, amavis was initially
> > done in perl I think (which can also be quite
> slow), thus the advent of
> > amavisd which is great leap in the right
> Actually, on most of the servers we install, Java
> isn't even installed at
> all. So it just simply won't run. On the other hand,
> perl usually is
> included with most large distros (Debian, redhat,
> > The two primary components of any virus scanner is
> 1: the scanning
> > and 2: the signiture database. I wouldn't mind
> trying to help out an
> > antivirus solutions, but beyond what I've already
> said here, I just
> > know much about how they are written. I might be
> able to solicity a
> > bit of assistence from some of the professors I
> had at the Unviersity
> > getting my CS degree and I suppose I might be able
> to base some of it on
> > open antivirus project, just convert it to c
> > hmmm, what do u have in mind?
> to tell the truth, I have no idea what the options
> are regarding designing
> a new antivirus product from scratch... that just
> isn't my field of
> expertise, and I have little experience with
> antivirus/virus design as
> well, so I can't say i'd know much about virii in
> Of course, I usually suggest helping out an existing
> project instead of
> re-inventing the wheel, but in this case, the only
> one that seems
> available is Openantivirus, and it doesn't, IMHO,
> appear very well
> developed yet, and basing the project on Java, when
> you know it will be
> run on servers and such, doesn't seem like a very
> good design decision.
> Perhaps there are other worthy projects that we are
> not aware of yet?
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