Virus Protection


Comodo Antivirus for Linux

Free Linux Antivirus and Mail Gateway

Antivirus for Linux
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Comodo Antivirus for Linux

Why Comodo Antivirus?

Comodo Antivirus for Linux (CAVL) offers the same great virus protection as our Windows software with the added benefit of a fully configurable anti-spam system.

Featuring on-access and on-demand virus scanners, CAVL also uses cloud based behavior analysis of unknown files to provide unrivaled protection against zero-day malware. The powerful AV engine is complemented by a highly configurable mail gateway to filter spam and block email-borne threats.

Features

  • Proactive AV protection intercepts all known threats
  • Automatic updates for the most up-to-date virus protection
  • Includes scan scheduler, detailed event viewer and custom scan profiles
  • Mail filter is compatible with Postfix, qmail, Sendmail and Exim MTA's
  • Install and forget. No annoying false alarms, just solid virus protection.

Powerful anti-virus and email filtering software for Linux based computers.

  • Detects and eliminates viruses from Linux based laptops and desktops
  • Mail gateway blocks email-borne viruses and spam
  • Features on-access, on-demand and cloud based scanning
  • Virus definitions updated multiple times per day
  • Simple to use: install and forget while Comodo Antivirus protects you in the background
Free Linux Antivirus and Mail Gateway
FREE DOWNLOAD

System Requirements:
CPU: 2 GHz / RAM: 2 GB / Disk: 40 GB
Supported Operating Systems (32 bit and 64 bit)
Ubuntu 12.04 / Red Hat Enterprise
Linux Server 5.9, 6.3 / Fedora 17 / SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 / OpenSUSE Linux 12.1 / Debian 6.0 / CentOS 5.9, 6.2 / Mint 13 / CentOS 5.8, 6.2
Supported Mail systems
Sendmail 8.14.4 / qmail 1.06 / Postfix 2.5.x or higher / Exim 4.x / Amavis 2.6.4

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Mason
04/11/2016
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Widely compatible

Although I've seen that it still doesn't get along with debain, I use Postfix, qmail and Sendmail and Comodo is compatible with all of the above.

PAUL
04/08/2016
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Shocked with attacks

Since cybercriminals started targeting linux users with new types of unknown files, we felt it was better to get Antivirus protection. The proactive protection detected so much malware attacks attempts that sent us into shock. The Comodo AV is definitely an essential potent defense against malware.

robert
04/04/2016
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Mail Network Spam Stopped

Our mail system is much better after installation of Linux AV. The spam was killing our mail network.

jaden
03/31/2016
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A wonderful blend!

This is a wonderful blend I should say. Comodo Antivirus for Linux is a great blend of good features, excellent/prompt services, and 100 percent effectiveness. It fights malware in the most effective of manners and guarantees maximum protection.

Aiden
03/28/2016
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Bestowing confidence!

Comodo Antivirus for Linux bestows on me a feeling of confidence. That I am safe online, that my internet browsing is totally secure makes me feel confident and of course relaxed too. Thanks Comodo.

Features of Comodo Linux Antivirus

Easy to use

User-friendly interface allows you to quickly run virus scans on any file, folder, drive or removable device

Powerful On-Access Scanner

Always on, real-time protection against threats

Real-time behavior analysis

If enabled by the user, untrusted files are automatically uploaded to Comodo for cloud-based behavior analysis

In-depth Reporting

Comprehensive event viewer provides detailed logs of all events, actions and scans

Scan Scheduler

Timetable full system or custom scans to run at a time that suits you

Pro-active

Submit suspicious files for analysis by the Comodo Antivirus team

Flexible updates

Software and signature updates can be automatically download or routed to a local server running Comodo Offline Updater

Protection from email-borne virus attacks

Powerful mail gateway filters spam and quarantines malicious email

FAQ about Download Antivirus for Linux

Does Linux require an anti-virus?

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 code 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.

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Why should I use Comodo Antivirus?

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.

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Can I automate the anti-virus scanning process?

Yes. The built-in scheduler allows you to timetable scans to run at a time convenient for you.

What is the mail gateway?

The mail gateway is a 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.

Is it possible to scan individual files or folders?

Yes, you can simply drag and drop files or folders for instant scanning.

Can I create custom scan profiles? configure to scan daily only certain files and folder?

Yes. You can create custom profiles which instruct CAVL to scan specific files, folders and drives. Once created, these profiles can be used in a scheduled scan.

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For technical product questions visit our Support Home Page click on the "Submit a Ticket" link and select "Internet Security Support" from the dropdown menu and submit.

Online Help Guide

Check out our Online Help Guide for tips on how to use and configure our products and for detailed technical information.
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Forum & Knowledgebase

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