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#1 canonsupport


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Posted 10 August 2015 - 11:26 AM

I am using Linux on my computer and looking for any antivirus to protect my PC, so which AV I should use on Linux. I heared Norton is best for Linux, is it?

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Posted 10 August 2015 - 01:13 PM

Just like traditional anti-virus software for Windows, there is no universal "one size fits all" solution that works for everyone and there is no single best anti-virus. Every vendor's virus lab and program scanning engine is different. Each has has its own strengths and weaknesses and they often use a mix of technologies to detect and remove malware. In many cases choosing an anti-virus is a matter of personal preference and what works best on a particular system.For another perspective, you may want to read...HTG Explains: Why You Dont Need an Antivirus On Linux (and When You Do)
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