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Re: New Virus in the wild

  • From: Jason Frisvold
  • Date: Tue Jan 18 09:42:10 2005
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On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 08:58:32 -0500, Nils Ketelsen
<nils.ketelsen@kuehne-nagel.com> wrote:
> 
> McAfee knows about this Virus since last week, but decided
> it was not worth an update of their regular patterns. Thank you for this
> policy of slow updates, I will see that I get a vendor that acts
> in time, I guess.
 
Might I suggest ClamAV?  http://www.clamav.com

ClamAV, while being open source, seems to have an incredibly fast
response time to new virii.  I've seen new virii caught by Clam 8-10
hours before the "big" vendors catch them.

I understand the need to have a vendor supported product, but having
clamav in the mix helps tremendously...

And there's a windows version as well (albeit, by another developer)
...  http://www.clamwin.net
 
> Nils

-- 
Jason 'XenoPhage' Frisvold
XenoPhage0@gmail.com




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