Which Virus Checkers do people recommend??

--[ UxBoD ]-- uxbod at splatnix.net
Thu Apr 22 20:00:30 IST 2010

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> McAfee uvscan 6 works fine with the latest MailScanner beta.
> My preferred option is ClamAv (clamd version) with SaneSecurity and
> other additional patterns.
> It's very rare for McAfee to catch something which ClamAV doesn't.
> Cheers,
> Phil
> -- Phil Randal | Networks Engineer
> NHS Herefordshire & Herefordshire Council | Deputy Chief Executive's
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info
> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of ajos1
> at onion
> Sent: 22 April 2010 18:28
> To: mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info
> Cc: ajos1 at onion.demon.co.uk
> Subject: Which Virus Checkers do people recommend??
> -
> With all the hassles of the older McAfee system doing a runner... I am
> looking at what other virus checkers can be used instead...
> Do people have recommendations on which ones they do/would use... and
> some form of order of preference if there is more than one choice.
> Thanks in advance-o,
> Ajos1
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Thumbs up for Phil's recommendations.  I run three AV scanners and probably 1% gets passed ClamAV with SaneSecurity sigs (set as primary scanner).
Thanks, Phil

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