[ale] [OT] clam av for windows
preston.lists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 12:50:42 EST 2011
Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On 02/08/2011 10:49 AM, Preston Boyington wrote:
>> Avira is also a decent option. Avira has a nag screen when it updates
>> the virus signatures (just press "OK" and it goes away) and seems to be
>> lighter on resources than AVG. Can't speak enough about their "AnitVir
>> Rescue System" which runs from a Linux LiveCD.:)
> I have just had 2 systems that I had to clean up ( again) that are
> running Avira. BOTH users continue to use IE for a browser, they won't
> use Firefox. The one system had a W32/Blaster virus & had incredimail
> installed, and 2-3 IE browser toolbars added & the home page hijacked.
> The other system still has his browser hijacked ( I think it is a proxy
hmm, no issues on the computers i have Avira installed on. although
those use FF with adblock, noscript, etc.
possibly a YMMV?
wonder if a proxy server would help those 2 systems you are having to
clean. maybe OpenDNS FamilyShield might could help?
What does FamilyShield block?
* Adult websites that are unsuitable for kids
* Proxy and anonymizer sites commonly used by savvy kids to bypass
traditional Web filters
* Phishing sites that aim to trick you into handing over personal
or financial information
* Some virus-spreading malware websites
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