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Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by banto, Sep 15, 2012.

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  1. banto

    banto Thread Starter

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    Hello everyone! I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) for quite awhile now but recently i have been told about new malware that threatens all Linux OS's. So could someone help me make my Ubuntu desktop more secure please. Thanks all
     
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    Run the ubuntu software installer and search for clam.
    There should be something like clamav listed there.
    That is clam antivairus.
    Install that.

    Check this for more info on firewalls.............
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1871177
     
  3. banto

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    Thanks for the help leroys1000. Shall let you know how i got on later.
     
  4. 1002richards

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    Could you provide a link or more info please?

    Thanks.

    Richard
     
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    I'm sorry but i don't have a link that i could provide because i am only going on the info given me by a friend of mine. Nevertheless i would still like to make my Ubuntu desktop more secure if possible.
     
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    Thanks for the link 1002richards
     
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    You're welcome.
     
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