Which Virus Scanner

Dawes, Stephen Stephen.Dawes at GOV.CALGARY.AB.CA
Wed Jan 22 15:30:52 GMT 2003

I am looking for something for home use. So, I will check out clam-av and f-prot.
Does either product come in the rpm flavor or are they just tar-balls?

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Spicer, Kevin [mailto:Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK]
> Sent: 2003 January 22 8:23 AM
> Subject: Re: Which Virus Scanner
> > 
> > Sophos can be downloaded via this link
> > http://downloads.sophos.com/dp/full/linux.intel.libc6.tar.Z 
> > (courtesy of
> > Ian from a previous post).  Or from
> > http://www.sophos.com/downloads/products/?type=eval fill 
> out your info
> > and then you can download Sophos for Linux free (even though 
> > the link is
> > for eval, it is free to use).
> > 
> It's not 'free' either as in beer or freedom.  Sophos is a 
> commercial product and you require a license to use it.  If 
> you download it for evaluation purposes you must comply with 
> the terms of the evaluation license (don't have them to hand 
> right now).  In any case if you want to use it in your 
> production MailScanner you need to buy a license - or you are 
> breaking the law.  If you want free try clam-av (or fprot for 
> personal use).
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