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Automated ClamAV Virus Scanning

Automating Linux Anti-Virus Using ClamAV and Cron

Thankfully Linux isn’t a platform which has a significant problem with Viruses, however it is always better to be safe than sorry. Luckily ClamAV is an excellent free anti-virus solution for Linux servers. However, at least on RedHat Enterprise 5 (RHEL5) the default install doesn’t offer any […]

By | 2017-05-18T15:16:04+00:00 January 26th, 2010|Linux|63 Comments

How to block an IP in Linux

I run Debian on my server, and I often find that my server is being attacked by other computers. Brute force SSH attacks, viruses scanning for the ability to spread, things like that. I’ll go into the SSH brute force defenses in a later post, but for now I’ll cover how to easily […]

By | 2017-05-18T15:18:49+00:00 September 16th, 2007|Linux, Security|21 Comments