strom April 8th, 2010
Avast – Very good for rootkits. Flexible antivirus tool.
rkhunter – tools used to find root kits.
iAntiVirus – Anti Virus for Mac.
Comodo – firewall fairly easy
Gdata – uses 2 A/V engines
Vipre – is a very slim software excellent for netbooks, and power users who prefer perforance.
BitDefender – possibly the best graphical interface for Linux. Works with both Linux and Windows. Can attach a windows disk to a Linux box then scan it.
Avira/Antivir – good CLI. Can attach a windows disk to a Linux box then scan it. Finds stuff that other tools do not.
MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials) – Anti Virus from Microsoft. This should be the absolute minimum that is used on a Windows machine. Simple, free effective.
ClamAV – Used for Mail Servers.
Dr.Web CureIt! – virus checker that you can put on a USB. This program is a small binary that you is manually launched.
ESET Smart Security Anti Virus and learning Firewall.
ZoneAlarm – Antivirus, Boot Authentication, encryption. This program has come a long way but is no longer the light weight tool it once was. Requires active participation.