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Re: [opensuse] LiveCD (zum Virenscannen ...)?
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 07 Jan 2007 00:47:24 -0500
  • Message-id: <1168148846.17327.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2007-01-06 at 14:27 +0100, Hans Witvliet wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-01-05 at 13:22 -0500, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-01-05 at 12:58 +0100, Dominique Leuenberger wrote:
> > > >>> On 05-01-2007 at 13:37, Rolf Masfelder <suse@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > Hallo Liste,
> > >
> > > Hi.
> > >
> > > E: First, you asked this question in German on an English mailing list. Very bad behavior.
> > > D: Du stellst eine Frage in Deutsch in einer Englischen Mailing-Liste
> > >
> > > >
> > > > gibt es von SUSE (egal welchem) eine LiveCD die zum Virenscannen (von
> > > > Windows-Kisten) geeignet ist?
> > > >
> > > > Nachbar hat Windows-Kiste, die 'sich seltsam verhält'. Ich will jetzt
> > > > aber kein Linux installieren nur um 'mal' anti-vir laufen zu lassen.
> > > > Geht das mit einer LiveCD möglichst einfach? Anti-Vir o.ä. sollte halt
> > > > schon an Bord sein.
> > > >
> > >
> > > E: The problem of LiveCDs with antiviral software is IMO the problem of actuality. As you might know,
> > > a virus scanner can only detect viruses older than tht scanner's signature database.
> > >
> > > D: Das Problem von LiveCDs mit VirenScanner ist IMO die aktualitaet der VirenSignaturen. Wie du ja
> > > sicherlich weisst, erkennt der Scanner nur Viren, die aelter als er selber sind.
> > >
> > > But you might have a look at http://www.chronomium.com/. That might be about what you need.
> >
> > I wonder if definition updates could not be stored on a USB device, or
> > if their small enough to be held in memory.
> >
>
> You might be surprized ;-(
> Finnished downloading known virii,
> and the bzipped file was about 1100MB in size...
> OTOH, there are USB-sticks of 4GB.
> But for a SuSE-live-dvd you already need a 4GB stick

There is probably a way to actually burn the DVD after altering the
file system to look for the defs on the USB key.

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