Antivirus is software used to prevent, detect and remove malware.

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How to audit security on Remote Employees' PCs?

We have several remote developers who are working on our code and have access to our FTP server. Recently someone copied an infected file to the FTP server and virus spread throughout the whole FTP ...
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Antivirus Appliances instead of per PC software?

Is there such thing as an Antivirus appliance that would sit at the top of your network and identify/block threats? I'm just thinking that it would be nice, if all the traffic is being scanned by the ...
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Kaspersky slows down the clients. How do i find the real cause?

At my work, we have 15 client pc's with Windows 7. As it turned out. Kaspersky slows down each pc. The Problem started couple days ago. And for example, when i click on Computer -> properties -> ...
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Good resource for evaluting AV and anti Malware software?

I am looking for good resources to use to compare the effectiveness of various antivirus/antimalware software solutions. In particular, I am comparing Windows Security Essentials against Symantec ...
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Confluence - Looking for user experiences running AntiVirus to Scan Attachments

We're exploring confluence server configurations and want to use AV software to scan attachments. I'm looking for advice/experience in setting up AV software for that purpose. Example questions I ...
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Sophos what is the current client definition?

I'm unfamiliar with Sophos Endpoint Security and have taken over a client who is using version 9.5. The Sophos server appears to be updating without issues, but the clients are unable to receive the ...
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Need advice on Windows Server 2003 security for website use [closed]

I hope some really cool experts can share their knowledge with me. We have a dedicated server to host our online store Runs SQL 2005 No uploading by web viewers, strictly to sell goods Server ...
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File corrupted by some tools (probably virus or antivirus)- does the pattern indicate any known corruptions?

As part of our software we install postgres(windows). In one of the customer sites, a set of files got corrupted. All files were part of timezone information(postgres/share/timezone). They are some ...
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Eset antivirus 5 license vs ver 5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have already purchased antivirus 4 (eset) . Is this license valid to eset antivirus 5 ? Do I need to purchase ...
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Disable Security Center on SYSPREP-ed Windows XP

I am deploying Windows XP SP3 images in a stand-alone environment using SYSPREP. I am updating an existing image with patches, drivers, etc. Although my first images never launched Windows Security ...
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How do I specify clamd's IP address when using clamdscan?

I set up a separate host for clamd to handle virus-scanning, and I want to test it before putting it in production. Now, while MailScanner's configuration for remote clamd is clear and simple, I can't ...
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McAfee VirusScan Enterprise is not retaining Access Protection Rules

McAfee VirusScan is not retaining settings that are specified in the client for more than roughly five minutes, for example, I have enabled prevent mass mailing worm but after a short time has passed ...
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Do we need both Eset and SuperAntiSpyware?

Our company had a bad virus experience several years ago. Probably as a result, every pc has Eset Nod & SuperAntiSpyware installed. I think this is excessive and that Eset should allow sufficient ...
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What is “ndptsp.tsp”?

Sophos Anti-Rootkit tells me that on one of our web servers, there is an "unknown hidden file" ndptsp.tsp: Area: Local hard drives Description: Unknown hidden file Location: ...
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Run antivirus as cron job on a particular set of folders

How can I run an antivirus s/w as a cron job to check for virus on a particular set of folders on my server(Apache, Drupal) where I store the files retrieved from users? Any ideas?
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Antivirus for a mail server to scan emails for virus

I have a requirement as follows "I have a site in which the end user is asked to upload a file which is directly sent to the client. Those files are not stored on my server. Now the issue is I don't ...
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Does Linux really need Anti-Virus (other than hosted file scanning)

A large company is doing a review of our software before they will use the web software built by our start-up company. We are using Linux to host, which is properly secured and hardened. The ...
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Determine if user has hotfix # 981889 installed?

I want to know if a particular computer has MS HotFix #981889 installed. To do that I check file versions. This page lists file versions that the hotfix deals with. However, I cannot figure out: Do ...
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Server-side antivirus [closed]

We're looking for some sort of antivirus for a server running Linux and can't seem to find a decent one that runs server-side. And by serverside I mean that it could run as a daemon instead of having ...
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Windows Server 2008 unresponsive due to possible conflict with ESET antivirus

I have an install of Windows Server 2008 R2 that keeps becoming unresponsive quite regularly. Event logs don't seem to pinpoint any service in particular that could be causing this. The server is ...
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Securing Internet and E-mail in small corporate environment

Our company is having a real problem with spam, phishing, and sophisticated viruses (ones that are brand new at time of first download, and not recognized by any virus scanners for at least a few ...
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Which free antivirus can I use for a php application?

I need to analyze the files uploaded to my site. What options do I have? I'm in a dedicated, so I can install things on Linux. Is it normal for a site to analyze every file uploaded? Can this be done ...
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Plesk Free Antivirus Advise [duplicate]

I have many issues on my Linux server, a lot of malicious files have been added. Can you advise a good Virus Software to install on Plesk , that is free of charge? Or that at least is VERY cheap?! ...
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Should I run an antivirus program inside Windows VMs?

We have several Windows VMs (all user editions, no server editions). We install virus scanners inside the VMs to protect them from users. The real-time file scanning kills I/O performance inside the ...
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ClamAV or commerical product for mail server on CentOS 5

I have a centos5 mail server with over 500 email accounts on it currently running ClamAV for antivirus. It works well but I was wondering if there is anything that would work better?
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How do I setup Symantec Endpoint Protection Server to work on a standalone network?

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection (ver 11) on a standalone network that will not have access to the internet. I need to burn updates on CDRs and move them to this network. I need to know: Where ...
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How does antivirus work on a Remote Desktop Services server?

We're rolling out a new Remote Desktop Services server and have decided that it's probably time to install antivirus software on it; while we wait for our vendor/supplier to tell us about the ...
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Dedicated Server hit with viruses

Since setting up my dedicated server I have been hit with many viruses. 1 would eat up my bandwidth and another is currently sending out trojans to any outgoing mail from my mail server. Is there a ...
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Best way to force Antivirus scan on removable drive

Is there any way to force antivirus to scan USB once plugged, either in Symantec or Mcafee.
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Best anti-spam & anti-virus solution [closed]

We are looking for the best anti-spam and anti-virus solution to protect a multi-tenented Exchange 2010 system with 500 mailboxes (upgrading to 750 soon). We are looking at the Barracuda 400 boxes, ...
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Configuring Realtime AV Scanning. Pros/Cons of Read, Write or Read/Write

I'm currently reviewing our AV configuration for our environment, and reviewing how the real-time scanner is configured. The options that I have for the real-time configuration is as follows. On ...
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Top Infected Machines - Dealing with Threats?

I printed out a list of the top 25 infected machines (associate machines only) a bit of detail. Associate machines are only for sales associate. The domain login is the same for every machine, ...
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addthis_widget detected as virus

We use sunbelts VIPRE enterprise systems, and I was alerted to almost every computer in the company having this and being quarantined. Is anyone familiar with addthis_widget.js. It detects it as a ...
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Antivirus or an internet security suite

We have about 20 laptops running Windows Vista or 7 and we're looking for a new antivirus solution. We're obviously looking for the lightest sufficient solution. Several vendors seem to sell an ...
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Portable Malware Scanning Software for Win2008

Is there any malware/spyware/virus scanning software that can be run via USB or other means to scan a windows server 2008? It needs to be something that does not need to be installed.
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Virtual Machine Antivirus

We're starting to ramp up our Virtual Machine operations and are increasingly running more and more Windows guests. As far as I can tell traditional antivirus programs are not a scalable solution for ...
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Does Symantec Endpoint Use Windows Server User Licenses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I'm evaluating how many user licenses I need for Windows Server 2008. There will only be two users who need physical / ...
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Permission problems with Clamfs

been trying to get clamfs working on Ubuntu 10.4. It seems like everything is working, clamfs locates infected files and prevents me from opening these. But I am having permission troubles with a ...
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Server side url scanner for malware, spyware , viruses and protect my visitors

I have a forum/groups site that contains a lot of external URLs, sometimes direct download links. I want to protect my visitors from possible attacks from malware sites as they are mot likely to ...
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Avoiding viruses 101

I'm looking to send out an email to my users to give them advice on avoiding getting viruses and phishing emails. I've found http://www.sonicwall.com/furl/phishing/ which is a bit dated and is ...
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Test Email Virus Protection

This is kind of an odd question, but what is a good way to test the virus protection on my Exchange 2003 server? Sounds kind of odd, and I really don't want to infect anything accidentally if it ...
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Windows anti-virus off Linux server

We have a customer trying to replace all Windows Servers with Linux. Problem he has only Windows clients. We are able to migrate most of the server apps. But the antivirus suites he has and all ...
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Best client and server antivirus for 5 user office? [closed]

I'm setting up an Active Directory environment for 5 users (very small) and I'm wondering what is the best antivirus for clients (Windows 7) and servers (Server 2008 R2 x64)? I use Symantec Corp at ...
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Do you need anti-virus software on a Windows Server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do you run antivirus on your Windows servers? PRO: Additional security never hurts CON: slows down performance No way a virus can get on a server (unless you do ...
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Is Windows Server 2008R2 NAP solution for NAC (endpoint security) valuable enough to be worth the hassles?

I'm learning about Windows Server 2008 R2's NAP features. I understand what network access control (NAC) is and what role NAP plays in that, but I would like to know what limitations and problems it ...
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ESET NOD32 Antivirus error on update - base file missing

I have taken over the administration of a Windows Server 2008 64bit installation. The server has ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition v4.2 installed. The server hasn't been updating its virus ...
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Securing VPN access from users machines (home office)

We already have a couple of people working from home, accessing some internal servers via VPN. They're all using company provided laptops or PCs which we have complete control over. Now we're faced ...
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Trace process which changes filesystem Windows 7 x64 Enterprise edition

There is some malware process which is writing the folder $RECYCLE.BIN to every drive in my system. How can I find out which process is doing that. Is there a sysinternals tool? i'm pretty sure of ...
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Plesk / Dr. Web: “The filter fails to pass object to the DrWEB daemon”

I've been trying to figure this one out all day long, so every comment would be highly appreciated! I have a Plesk webserver and installed Dr. Web (with a proper licence). Everything seems to be ...
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Are there any corporate antivirus solutions that are not license based?

Does anyone know of any corporate anti-virus solutions available for a Windows environment that is not license based? Everything I have ever seen is either client or user license based, plus the ...