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

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Stand alone antivirus that'll work with Server 2008 and Terminal Services

Good morning, Ok, I'm looking for a good stand alone antivirus program that will work within Windows Server 2008 running Citrix/Terminal Services, without trying to deploy antivirus clients or trying ...
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Sophos Integration

We are a college within a major university and manage roughly 250 clients and are currently protected via updating from universities anit-virus server (Sophos). We are wanting to migrate to a system ...
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Free antivirus for windows 2003 [closed]

What are some effective free antivirus solutions available for Windows Server 2003? I tried AVG 10.0 but it gave me an error.
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how i can write test virus?

i have a website and in website some people can upload files .... and when user upload file it must scan from virus by antivirus ... so i need test virus have the following extention (.doc ,jpg, png, ...
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Forefront Client Security On Server with Exchange 2010

If we install Forefront Client Security on a Server which already has Forefront for Exchange 2010 is it smart enough to exclude all of the exchange directories/process/file extensions as suggested by ...
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Do you need additional Security Products besides Forefront Security For Exchange Server

Does Forefront for Exchange Server 2010 cover the entire windows server or just the Exchange 2010 installation on a Windows 2008 R2 server? Do we need to run an additional Forefront product for full ...
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What security precautions and configurations are needed for a production web server?

I am standing up a win server 2008R2 x64 and will be hosting a few public facing websites with IIS 7.5. I am relatively new to administering a production web server and am curious as to what ...
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Anti-virus on a Windows/IIS Webserver

How many of you run anti-virus on your sole-purpose Windows IIS Webserver (no Web surfing from the machine, does handle some file uploads)? Why or why not? For purpose of discussion, let's say a ...
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Is MS Forefront Add-in for Exchange server detecting HTML/Redirector.C incorrectly?

Users of a website hosted by our organization occasionally send complaints that our registration confirmation emails are infected with HTML/Redirector.C. They are always using an MS Exchange Server ...
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does kaspersky support command line interface?

kaspersky support command line interface yes or no (or how i can control with kaspersky by command line interface) ... and how i can use it to scan some file on AIX server UNIX operating system ...
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Proposal for a new EICAR format that covers engine up-to-dateness [closed]

The EICAR test file was used to functionally test an antivirus system. As it stands today almost every AV system will flag EICAR as being a "test" virus. For more information on this historic test ...
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Anti-virus solution for Win CE devices?

Is there a corporate solution to maintain/update anti-virus software for WinCE devices? The security team is concerned about these devices connecting to the network and are requiring AV. A ...
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Best antivirus comparison site

I am purchasing an anit-virus for a small network ( 10 servers about 15 workstations ), all windows at the moment. I have looked at a few anti-virus comparison sites, but many of them seem rather ...
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Good antivirus for Terminal Services environment (Windows Server 2008)

I'm looking for a good antivirus to install on a Windows Server 2008 with Terminal Services enabled and 10 concurrent user that run app on this server through app remote ... This server is in a ...
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Is it possible to buy and run Microsoft Forefront Client Security Agent without server? [duplicate]

I'm trying to choose a antivirus solution for tiny non-profit organization (5 workstations, no server). Is it possible to buy licenses and run Microsoft Forefront Client Security Agent on these ...
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Anti-virus software for older PCs

Where I'm at we're still running a bunch of single-core 2003-era machines with 512Mb RAM. These PCs all have Kaspersky anti-virus software installed, and Kaspersky is killing the performance of the ...
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Using the antivirus clamav with clamfs in order to scan a file system

My system is CentOS5-5. I want to monitor the sub-directories under a specified root with clamfs, and remove any suspected file as soon as it is detected. So far, I have installed clamav, and then ...
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Does anyone have references/metrics on the value of installing antivirus software - especially on servers?

I strongly dislike antivirus software. In my opinion, the av software behaves much like a virus. The recent Symantec incident of actually causing server crashes, resource use, software interference, ...
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Need help controlling viruses

I've recently noticed an increase of viruses on my systems. We employ CA eTrust 8.1 for antivirus and all users are "Domain Users", and thus should not have access to install any software on their ...
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Exchange Antivirus - On Box or in the Cloud?

Our Exchange aware antivirus product is due to be renewed in a little over a month. These days it's reduced to doing little more than antispam and attachment blocking. Part of me is tempted by a ...
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Will SystemExplorer trigger Kaspersky to start scanning?

There is a enterprise version of Kaspersky installed on my PC. The weird thing is Kaspersky sometimes unexpectedly start scanning my PC (since I can see high disk I/O read/write - 5kMB/s and page ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2: Can antivirus to be installed to the server and be configured to protect clients connected to the domain?

Is it possible to install antivirus package to the server which in turn protects all the pc's on the domain, this might seem a little far-fetched but then this would reduce the processing power on the ...
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Antivirus solutions for Windows Server 2008 (SP2) 64-bit?

I'm configuring a new Windows Server 2k8 64-bit machine for the first time ever. In the process I realized I didn't have any antivirus software to install, nor did I know what was available for the ...
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KIS 2010 on windows server 2008

Is it possible to install KIS 2010 on windows server 2008 R2
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antivirus for sharepoint [closed]

I need some style of antivirus for sharepoint, mainly for scanning any uploaded user documents. Is there anything (cheap) available out there that you have used before? I contacted our regular ...
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Infected Windows File Server, should we clean or wipe?

I'm troubleshooting a friend's Windows 2k3 file server (that I had setup for them a few weeks ago). It got infected by a tenga.gen virus and he's trying to clean it now but doesn't have a server ...
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Mcafee Enviroment

I have 200 pc with mcafee enterprise 8 installed, and epo 4 server. how can i confirm that every thing is working good, and the agents are getting update and all the pc is getting update from the epo ...
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avg file server edition, how many connections? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hello, We have antivirus for all workstations except our file server. I was checking AVG File Server Edition but I ...
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CoovaChilli, virus/spam checking?

We run a network for about 200 computers or so that using CoovaChilli backed with a freeradius backend for authentication. A number of users seem to have viruses and spam problems, which is flooding ...
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Demanding your clients to change extensions from .zip to .txt for mail attachments

A company we are working with has a few ridiculous security measures. One of them goes like this: You cannot e-mail us .zip files. If you want to transmit a .zip file, rename it to .txt. IMHO, ...
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server based vs client based antivirus systems

Can someone tell me the difference between the 2? Is it like server based antivirus updates itself on the server so other clients connected to it and just download the update locally. Whereas in ...
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which free antivius is best Comodo Antivirus and ClamWin AV

i have question about antivirus on servers i was searcing all the day and found two antivirus with good comments on internet Comodo Antivirus and ClamWin AV also in real time protection, i think ...
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Symantec End Point Protection

We are planning a mass rollout of Symantec Endpoint protection. We currently have Symantec antivirus version 10 running on the systems. From testing the roll out works fine but it does not take affect ...
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Network Security Device/Software

We currently run Symantec Antivirus Corporate 10.2. The software is really easy to manage on a network but the actual virus detection isn't bad but the malware detection is crap. We recently were ...
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Recommend AntiVirus for Plesk 8.6.0 + CentOS 5

I am using a virtual server on Media Temple running CentOS 5 and Pleak 8.6.0, I have done all their security recommendations and more some, blocking everything except http and mail, string passwords ...
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Windows 2003 - Isolate mailserver on webserver with VMware Server

I've a Virtual Private Server with Windows 2003 and root access. This server mainly acts as a web hosting machine (IIS, Apache). Additionally it is used as a mail server. Is it possible to isolate a ...
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md5sum or sha1sum of legitmate microsoft system files

Is there a database or repository of the legitimate checksums for Microsoft system files? We think we have a 0day on DNS for Windows 2003 SP2 using IRC for command and control. (Latest McAfee does not ...
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Malware vs Viruses

Is there a legitimate technical difference between malware and viruses? I have looked at the Wikipedia entries but I am not really seeing the difference. Currently, I kind of feel like this is just ...
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Antivirus Configuration for dedicated SQL and dedicated IIS Servers

Our corporate standard is McAfee Enterprise, unfortunately this is non-negotiable. On two types of servers I'm responsible for, SQL & Web, we have noticed major performance issues with the ...
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What antivirus software is recommended for Windows Server and Small Business Server? [closed]

I wounder what antivirus software is recommended for a Windows Server 2008 or a Small Business Server 2008. I would like to have one that: Is easy to maintain. Has good performance I don't need ...
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Is testing every Anti-Virus definition before deployment feasible?

With the recent problems that McAfee customers have had over the last week there has been lots of opinion that not only should the AV vendors have better testing but customers should test AV ...
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Experience with HAVP

I have employees that have to search sketchy virus-ridden websites as part of their job. They all have XP and Symantec AV installed but they still get hit fairly often. Rather then trying all sorts ...
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Is it safe to disable clamd?

Clamd is taking up about 5% of my memory (2GB) on my dedicated server (running linux) and I'm wondering if I can disable it without any security risks. The server just hosts a few of my own websites. ...
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AVG 9 (Internet Security Business Edition) and IIS 6.0

Are any of you using AVG 9 Internet Security Business Edition along with IIS 6.0 and if so have you experienced problems? We just went from 8.5 to 9.0... Luckily I tried on only one of the servers in ...
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blacklist feature in amavis [closed]

Hiii...... I want to block email from specific sender using amavisd- new
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Comparison of Firewall, Intrusion Prevention, Detection and Antivirus Technologies in Organizational Network Architecture

in these days i'm reading about intrusion prevention/detection systems.When reading i really confused in some points. First, the firewall and antivirus technologies are known terms for years, however ...
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Squid Proxy Antivirus - Recommendations / Performance [closed]

Due to our user's increasing expertise at downloading virus and the like, we are investigating adding Antivirus to our Squid proxy. A casual Google reveals several free and one paid: HAVP ...
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anti-virus / malware solution for small non-profit network

I'm an IT volunteer at a local non-profit. I'm looking for a good AV/malware solution. We currently use a mishmash of different client solutions, and want to move to something centralized. There is ...
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Should I upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection? [closed]

I'm the IT manager at an animal shelter in Upstate New York. We have a Windows network with about 50 desktops running Windows XP Pro. We used to use CA eTrust Antivirus, but that product didn't work ...
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Antivirus patch using gpo?

Can i use gpo for antivirus patches or update ? is there any way i can extend wsus to do it ?