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Old 08-19-2010, 06:13 PM
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Is klam antivirus, or TrojanHunter recommended? I currently use Firefox with Adblock, NoScript, and WOT, plus I don't do any porn sites. And I don't download anything apart from the respositories, what do you think?

I don't mind using Klam or TrojanHunter I just am asking if I really need them.

I'm on a laptop connected wirelessly to a Linksys router with Tomato firmware.

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Old 08-19-2010, 07:04 PM
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You can use Klam or TrojanHunter if you want more security.
PC-BSD isn't immunized against viruses, it's just there is not a lot of virus running on BSD.
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Old 08-20-2010, 07:19 AM
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Clam AV (http://www.clamav.net/) is according to the website, "an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways." It has build-in support for mail formats, archives and popular document formats, but it is not a all-in solution like mcafee or norton. It does not check the sites you are browsing.
If you want to use it, there is a pbi for pc-bsd : http://pbidir.com/bt/pbi/247/klamav.

TrojanHunter (http://www.misec.net/trojanhunter/) on the other hand searches for and removes trojans from your system. But : TrojanHunter runs on Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)... So I don't know if this is the program you are talking about.

But for safe surfing, I would indeed look for Firefox add-ons. There are plenty that do a great job.
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