Panda Dome Complete
Panda products include security tools for businesses and home users including protection against cybercrime and the damage that malicious software can do to your computers.
Panda DesktopSecure for Linux neutralizes all types of threats: Viruses, Worms (similar to viruses), Trojans, Spyware, Spam, regardless of the OS of origin. It also includes a framework that can detect potential threats and block them until a disinfection routine becomes available.
E-mail is the main method of propagation used by malware (malicious software – malicious software). It is essential to ensure that you have permanent protection that monitors email messages sent to users' mailboxes in order to eliminate the threat before it affects your computer. It also analyzes the emails that reach the most used email client such as Ximian Evolution, Kmail, Mozilla Mail and Thunderbird.
Panda DesktopSecure was specifically developed for computers and workstations at home, offering an intuitive graphical interface, being fully compatible with most distributions and desktops available on the market, such as Gnome and KDE.
DesktopSecure can also warn you in the event of an incident by providing clear reports of the analyzes performed to keep you informed of the steps that need to be taken to remedy the problem.
This version of Panda incorporates firewall technology to protect against access attempts from remote computers and external connection attempts from the protected computer, identifying the application involved as if it were a personal firewall. This firewall can also be configured using system rules to manage external connections.
For Panda DesktopSecurity to work properly, you need to use one of the following distributions or higher versions: Ubuntu 6.06, OpenSuse 10.1, Fedora Core 6, Debian 3.1 (sarge), Red Hat Enterprise 4, SUSE Enterprise 10 and Mandriva 2007. In addition to need the gtk+, libxml and libexpat libraries.
And finally, for Panda DesktopSecurity to work on your pc, you need to disable “SELinux” on your system.
Our Review of the Panda Dome Complete
The discussion about anti-virus for Unix-based Operating Systems is old. The built-in security software for Linux, in most cases, is only used to protect or repair other computers that are connected to yours. This means that you can have an anti-virus on your personal computer with Linux installed, but you won't get much greater security than what the System itself already offers.