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Linux-Watch: Could Open Source Anti-Malware Help Windows?

Apr 28, 2006, 00:15 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Two of my colleagues--Jim Rapoza, eWEEK Labs director; and Larry Seltzer, eWEEK Security Center editor and all-around security guru--have been writing recently about open-source's failure to produce kick-ass Windows anti-virus programs.

"Jim laments that while ClamAV, easily the most well-known open-source anti-virus program, works just fine on email gateways, it's Windows client, ClamWin, just doesn't cut the mustard, since it doesn't scan in real-time..."

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