Re: [Q] virus susceptibility data
Olaf Meeuwissen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Don't think so. I'm administering the Debian boxes myself. It seems
> their prime concern (for the moment?) is anti-virus software. A
> system that runs any version of Windows 95 or better (is there? ;-)
> and has Norton Anti-Virus installed and running at least once a month
> is okay with them.
At least once a month is *not* enough -- our computer department
recommends updating the virus database once a *week*! (But then
consider that the anti-virus software can't detect new viruses like
the I LOVE YOU virus.)
> > The fact is that viruses are almost unheard of on Linux. I've only heard
> > of 2 Linux-specific viruses in the last 3 years; neither has been seen
> > since 1997.
> Do you have any pointers?
Have a look at the AMaViS homepage
<http://satan.oih.rwth-aachen.de/AMaViS/>, they have a fine link list
there at the bottom.