McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux

Always-on protection for Linux systems

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Overview

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux delivers always-on, real-time anti-malware protection for Linux environments. Its unique, Linux-based on-access scanner constantly monitors the system for potential attacks. Regular automatic updates from McAfee Labs protect your enterprise from the latest threats without requiring a system reboot.

VirusScan Enterprise for Linux provides:

Award-winning performance — Named a VB100 award winner for 100% detection of “in the wild” test samples, plus zero false positives in a selection of clean files.

Always-on protection — Uses heuristic scanning, archive scanning, and cross-platform protection to ensure comprehensive security.

Centralized management and reporting — With the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) platform, you can efficiently deploy and manage your Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac clients on your network, giving you better security visibility across your entire infrastructure. Control policy configuration, deployment, and reporting for all your endpoints from ePO’s single, web-based console.

Features & Benefits

Secure your enterprise with always-on protection

Protect your Linux environment with industry-leading protection:

  • Heuristic scanning — Uses behavior-based rules to identify and block new variants and unknown threats, without the need to download a patch.
  • Archive scanning — Detects and blocks viruses hidden within archived files.
  • Cross-platform protection — Blocks Microsoft Windows malware so it’s not transmitted through the Linux environment.
Save time with automatic updates

Count on automatic updating from McAfee Labs to ensure the most current protections are always in place — without requiring a server restart.

Make management easy with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO)

Manage McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux from a single, centralized console with the ePO platform, the first and only scalable tool for managing and enforcing anti-virus protection and policies.

Deploy new kernels quickly and easily

Get on-access scanning protection without kernel hooks, saving time and effort when you roll out new Linux distributions.

System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment.

All Platforms

  • Screen resolution: 1024x768 (minimum)

Supported Processors

  • Intel x86 architecture-based processor
  • Intel x64 architecture-based processor that supports Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (Intel EM64T)
  • AMD x64 architecture-based processor with AMD 64-bit technology

Supported Distributions for 32-bit Platforms/64-bit Platforms

  • Red Hat Enterprise 5, 6, and 7
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server/Desktop 10, 11, and 12
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 and 11
  • Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04
  • CentOS 5, 6, and 7
  • Oracle Linux 5, 6, and 7 (Both Red Hat compatible and Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel)
  • Amazon Linux 3.2 Kernels and above
  • Support for public cloud such as Amazon EC2

Supported Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Konqueror
  • Mozilla
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Google Chrome

Customer Stories

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Resources

Data Sheets

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux

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Community

Blogs

  • Protect Yourself by Protecting Others
    Carly Listman - January 21, 2015

    How the consumerization of IT is affecting endpoint security What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens on your employees’ personal devices may not stay there. According to a recent survey of consumers around the world, conducted by MSI Research on behalf of Intel Security, almost 80% of respondents use their personal […]

    The post Protect Yourself by Protecting Others appeared first on McAfee.

  • The Rise of Backdoor-FCKQ (CTB-Locker)
    Raj Samani - January 21, 2015

    By Raj Samani (@Raj_Samani) and Christiaan Beek (@ChristiaanBeek) In the McAfee Labs Threats Report published in November 2014, Senior Vice President Vincent Weafer commented that 2014 will be remembered as “the year of shaken trust.” Indeed almost every threat measured saw notable increases in Q3 that pointed to a rather ominous 2015.  There was, however, […]

    The post The Rise of Backdoor-FCKQ (CTB-Locker) appeared first on McAfee.

  • The Scan: The Best of CES 2015
    Bradi Van Noy Hays - January 19, 2015

    Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is the Scan – bringing you the very latest in security news. It’s 2015, and you know what that means – we’re officially in THE FUTURE. Congratulations, you made it! CES 2015 Rundown Another Consumer Electronics Show has come and gone, which means a lot of tech nerds out […]

    The post The Scan: The Best of CES 2015 appeared first on McAfee.

  • InstallCube: How Russian Programmers Turn Adware Into Cash
    Tarun Agarwal - December 16, 2014

    We often observe applications bundled with ad-displaying programs to generate revenue for those products. These are not necessarily unethical, but some of them try to make easy money by deceiving users. McAfee categorizes such apps as potentially unwanted program (PUPs). Here’s a look at a recently discovered Russian-based campaign that is very well organized. We […]

    The post InstallCube: How Russian Programmers Turn Adware Into Cash appeared first on McAfee.

  • Behavior Analysis Stops Romanian Data-Stealing Campaign
    Ankit Anubhav - December 3, 2014

    In a recent press announcement, McAfee and Europol’s European Cyber Centre announced a cooperation of our talents to fight cybercrime. In general these joint operations are related to large malware families. Writing or spreading malware, even in small campaigns, is a crime. McAfee Labs doesn’t hesitate to reach out to its partners and contacts in […]

    The post Behavior Analysis Stops Romanian Data-Stealing Campaign appeared first on McAfee.

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