Linux is the safer OS you can use today: specific Linux viruses are few and malware is rare but with the increasing of users some threads are becoming real. For this reason, I strongly believe that nowadays a simple firewall is not enough we all need also a good antivirus. Today, in our Linux Page we’ve posted a short manual where we explain how to install a firewall (Firestarter), an antivirus (Avast) and a P2P stealth (Peer Guardian). We have tested all this software on a Ubuntu 7.04 without relevant problems; the combined use of this triplet is strongly recommended for people who desire to preserve their data and privacy.
I´ve been using Firestarter for nearly 2 years, but I knew nothing about the Linux version of Avast. Thnaks for the article.
Today (24th March 2008) we have posted new updated (Ver. 1.2) fast notes about this argument in our Linux Page (in Spanish). Please read them!
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