Comodo Antivirus for Linux

Free Linux Antivirus and Mail Gateway

What's New?

  • Real-time Behavior Analysis
  • Protection from Email-borne Virus Attacks
  • Powerful On-Access Scanner
  • Blocks spam mails
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Antivirus for Linux

Why Comodo Antivirus for Linux OS

Comodo Antivirus for Linux is equally good as Comodo Windows Antivirus. It performs cloud-based behavior analysis of files to deliver 360 degree protection against unknown and zero-day malware. It ensures proactive 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.

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

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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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Irving P. Beard
10/25/2018
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Linux Antivirus Works Terrific

The Comodo Linux Antivirus solution is far better than other solutions. Try it once!

Jeana N. Rhodes
10/16/2018
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Comodo Linux

The Best / I falsely believed Linux were safe until facing a major set back. Comodo's 360-degree protection against unknown and zero-day malware for Linux is simply superb!

Cynthia B. Coulter
10/01/2018
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Happy Customer

My linux is safe and sound.. no regrets this time

George C. Bove
10/01/2018
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Unique Protection

This has certainly been the best product till date with smart features like sandboxing and Default Deny Protection.

Julie R. Young
09/27/2018
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Comodo is always ahead

Never had an issue with installation, usability, or performance of Comodo Internet Security on my Linux system. State-of-the-art indeed!

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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