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Date:      Thu, 24 Mar 2016 18:47:19 +0000
From:      Martin Smith <lists@rakupottery.org.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Anti-virus for FreeBSD
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On 24/03/2016 18:06, Reko Turja wrote:
> https://truesecdev.wordpress.com/2015/04/09/hidden-backdoor-api-to-root-privileges-in-apple-os-x/ 
>
>
> Quite scary that a company is unable to fix their older OSes for 
> whatever reason.
I would hazard a guess at unwilling rather than unable, as basically 
anything prior
to 10.8 is no longer supported for security updates as far as I know, it 
may be even
more recent than that, but who else is issuing securiy patches for any 
os older than 3 or 4
years these days, what is the oldest FBSD that gets security updates 
these days?


>
> -Reko
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Valeri Galtsev
> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2016 7:09 PM
> To: Tim Daneliuk
> Cc: questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Anti-virus for FreeBSD
>
>
> On Thu, March 24, 2016 9:31 am, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
>> On 03/24/2016 09:25 AM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>>> that we scan for viruses attacking something else not on MS products?
>>> Are
>>> there any? ;-)
>>
>> Yes - for MacOS at least.
>
> Could you give some links to information about MacOS viruses? I am really
> curious. The only thing I can find on the web are some trojans (like
> Flashback) installed into user's web browser settings. These do not
> constitute viruses in my book, as they do not lead to system level
> compromise, they are just something installed into particular user's 
> space
> with consent of that particular user. The only other thing I remember was
> when Apple failed to include into updates long released java 
> vulnerability
> fix... compromise through which doesn't constitute successful virus 
> attack
> in my book as well.
>
> Thanks in advance for information!
>
> Valeri
>
>>
>> FWIW, my preferred arrangements is a configuration of:
>>
>>     MailScanner
>>     spamassassin
>>     clamav
>>     milter-greylist
>>
>> However, I have discovered that clamav likes a LOT of machine resources
>> and
>> will basically stall a very small machine like, say, a VPS server. I
>> know,
>> I know, "you don't run mail on small VPS servers" ... except when you do
>> ;)
>>
>> -- 
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
>>
>> Tim Daneliuk     tundra@tundraware.com
>> PGP Key:         http://www.tundraware.com/PGP/
>>
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>
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