[Samba] Realtime virus scanning

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 10:23:36 MDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 11:01 AM, Helmut Hullen <Hullen at t-online.de> wrote:
> Hallo, Ian,
> Du meintest am 26.10.11:
>> I just came across an interesting question. Is there a way to do
>> realtime virus scanning on samba 3.4.7 on ubuntu 10.04.
> Maybe there is some way. But it may produce only virtual security.
> In the last months I've tested many malware mail attachments, p.e. with
> "http://jotti.org". About 4 hours after sending time perhaps only 10 of
> the 20 scanners which "jotti.org" uses had found a virus, some scanners
> needed more than 24 hours for updating their signature file.
> When you use an online scanner than you can be sure it doesn't detect
> really new malware - you have to use some other tool for searching such
> malware.
> Viele Gruesse!
> Helmut

the security provided is for when someone brings in a flash drive from
their infected home computer and copies infected files to teh network

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