[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Debian virus/spy-ware detection and detection technique.

On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 10:06, Sthu Deus <sthu.deus@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good day.
> I have 3 questions on virus/spy-ware detection and detection technique.
> 1. Which software (may that is even packaged for Debian) is the best at
> Your opinion and why for virus/spy-ware (the software that scans for
> interesting data and sends it to some host) detection?


> 2. What's the technique of scanning for the malicious software? - As I
> can understand it should be absolutely trustworthy and at the same time
> - up-to-date (the bases it uses) - so, should I have a separate HDD for
>  the goal that stands most the time separately (on a shelf), updating
>  alone in computer, then again removed and being used only as a
>  primary disk for scanning attached disks - as the secondary? Or there
>  is more easy to perform way of accomplishing this?

man chkrootkit

> 3. Is it possible to scan for this very purposes (virus & spy-ware) the
> distro CD/DVD -s - as it is from the media, without explicit manual
> unpacking - to be sure the software is OK (in case when check sums are
> not available OR it is impossible for some reasons to re-download the
> images)?

man md5sum

Dotan Cohen


Reply to: