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Re: Group thoughts on: Anti-virus tools




On 10/03/2019 15:04, Sven Hartge wrote:
> deb <deb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> a. What does the group suggest running on debian beyond
>>     - chkrootkit
> Useless.
>
>>     - rkhunter
> Crap, unmaintained.
>
> Both tools produce more false positives than finding anything, just
> creating a false sense of security while providing no security benefit
> whatsoever.
>
> Grüße,
> Sven.
>

Not just a false sense of security, but for anyone who is new or
inexperienced a false positive creates extra worry as you are unsure if
it real or otherwise.  

Paul

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