Free Anti-Virus For Windows Server

Most virus protection softwares are for windows client side operating systems and do not support the server side operating systems like windows 2000, 2003 and 2008 servers but I would like to share a very good anti-virus software that can help you save your server from most recent virus attacks and its completely free (standard edition) but if you like to go for the professional addition you can purchase it and get the firewall protection free.

Rising Anti-virus

Protects your computers against all types of viruses, Trojans, Worms, Rootkits and other malicious programs. Ease of use, Active Defense technology, Patented Unknown Virus Scan&Clean technology and Patented Smartupdate technology make RISING Antivirus ‘ install-and-forget ‘ product that lets you focus on what you really want to do.

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Top 10 Open Source Security Software

Open source has became the world’s largest community to offer a large number of software’s to perform daily tasks.  Let me share a list of ten most downloaded security applications from open source community;

Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware

1. ClamWin Free Antivirus

A very handy windows application that uses popular anti-virus engine ClamAV to detect viruses and spywares. It includes a scanning scheduler, automatic downloads, and a Microsoft Outlook plug-in. However, it does not provide real-time scanning; you’ll need to scan your files manually in order to be protected.

2. ClamAV

Most of the commercial and open-source products are based on the Clam Antivirus engine because of its light weight and efficient behavior. It is designed for protecting e-mail gateways, ClamAV offers automatic updates, a command line scanner, and many more. List of compatible operating systems is Unix, Linux and BSD.

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