Comodo Antivirus for Linux is equally good as Comodo WindowsAntivirus. It performs cloud-based behavior analysis of files to deliver 360-degree protection against unknown and zero-day malware. It ensures proactive Linux Antivirus protection to stay ahead of all known and unknown threats. It also features email filtering for Linux-based computers to filter spam and block email-borne threats.
A User-friendly interface allows you to quickly run virus scans on any file, folder, drive, or removable device
Always on, real-time protection against threats
If enabled by the user, untrusted files are automatically uploaded to Comodo for cloud-based behavior analysis
Comprehensive event viewer provides detailed logs of all events, actions, and scans
Timetable full system or custom scans to run at a time that suits you
Submit suspicious files for analysis by the Comodo Antivirus for Linux team
Software and signature updates can be automatically downloaded or routed to a local server running Comodo Offline Updater
Powerful mail gateway filters spam and quarantines malicious email
Definitely. It used to be the case that Linux was not heavily targeted by malware writers for two main reasons. Firstly, the general popularity of Linux amongst home users wasn't very high. This meant hackers had a low number of potential victims and hence a low 'return on investment' for their efforts. It was always far more lucrative to attack Windows because of its large user base. Secondly, the fact that there are many variations (distributions) of the Linux OS meant virus programmers would have to create and test separate attack codes for each of them Compare this to Windows where a single virus code is capable of infecting everybody that uses the operating system. In the past few years, however, both these points have been eroded. Firstly, there is a general increase in the popularity of the OS with more and more home users adopting Linux. The fact that major computer distributors like Dell are shipping desktops and laptops with Linux per-installed is testament to this shift. Secondly, the run-away popularity of easy-to-use distributions like Ubuntu has consolidated the fragmented Linux user base. Unfortunately, this makes it easier for hackers to create a single piece of virus code that will hit millions of users....read more laptops with Linux preinstalled is a testament to this shift.
Our software features best-of-breed anti-virus protection, a constantly updated virus database, on-demand, and on-access scanners, and a powerful mail gateway that prevents spam and malicious emails from reaching your inbox. It is, of course, also free of charge....read more
Yes. The built-in scheduler allows you to timetable scans to run at a time convenient for you.
The mail gateway is an email filter capable of blocking spam and virus-laden emails. Highly configurable, the filter is compatible with popular open-source MTA's for Postfix, Sendmail, qmail, and Exim.
Yes, you can simply drag and drop files or folders for instant scanning.
Yes. You can create custom profiles that instruct CAVL to scan specific files, folders, and drives. Once created, these profiles can be used in a scheduled scan.
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