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It's clamfs chowder time!

Nov 09, 2010, 19:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)

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"Over the years I have heard about clam chowder. I have never had it but it is supposed to be scrumptious. However, this is not a blog about food but about technology and the clam I am going to munch on is none other than clamfs which is a virtual file system for real time protection of viruses using the clam antivirus daemon.

"Even though windows viruses do not effect Linux systems those same Linux systems can harbour and transmit viruses to windows clients connecting to them. So it is important to make sure that these systems are kept clean. Especially if you are using the system as a Samba file server.

"At the moment I am currently fighting a war against a particularly nasty virus, a trojan virus, which is not detected by the different anti virus engines I have tried. Although it's effects are."

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