[Gllug] Virus killer

Chris Bell chrisbell at overview.demon.co.uk
Tue Sep 9 20:52:50 UTC 2008

On Tue 09 Sep, Gundemarie Scholz wrote:
> Chris Bell wrote:
> >    I have just been asked for any kind of CD or USB device that can
> > live-boot a Unix compatible system on an ordinary PC that has one or
> > more virus infections, then run an anti-virus programme to clean the
> > resident hard disc(s). A useful addition would be the ability to
> > download data from something like Debian Volatile and store it on an
> >    external drive. Is there any such thing?
> Trinity Rescue Kit:
> http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?wpid=1&front_id=12
> I haven't tried its antivirus features yet though.
> >    If not, would it be possible to produce one?
> Knoppicillin is in German, can be ordered via the magazine that
> publishes it once a year (c't), or you can try to build it on your own
> if you are happy to download the OS and integrate the antivirus
> programmes by yourself. The magazine publisher Heise Verlag is not
> allowed to just distribute the whole package for free as the licence
> agreement with the antivirus manufacturers doesn't allow it.
> http://www.heise.de/software/download/knoppicillin_download_edition/37894
> Kind regards,
> Gunde

   Many thanks, I have passed the information on. I had suggested modifying
an existing live CD. Debian are working on their own live CD, which will
probably be designed to be customised.

Chris Bell NEW alternative address: chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk
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