Linux gets Trend Micro virus protection solution

Trend Micro Inc. announced its InterScanR VirusWallR gateway virus protection and content filtering solution for Red Hat, SuSE, and Turbo Linux.

Trend Micro Inc., a provider of antivirus solutions for the Internet gateway, announced its InterScanR VirusWallR gateway virus protection and content filtering solution for Red Hat, SuSE, and Turbo Linux.

They are the most widely used versions of the Linux operating system used in North America, Germany, and Japan, respectively.

The InterScan VirusWall v.3.6, and its optional content filtering module InterScan eManager* v3.6, is designed to support Red Hat Linux (v6.1 and v6.2), SuSE Linux (v6.4 and v7.0), and Turbo Linux (v6.1J and v6.1), in addition to WindowsNT, Solaris, and HP-UX.

The InterScan VirusWall v3.6 will provide gateway level protection to the community of open-source developers using the Linux platform.

The software scans and detect viruses and malicious code traveling in HTTP, SMTP, and FTP traffic that arrive at the Internet gateway. In addition, InterScan eManager v3.6 provides content filtering and spam-blocking capabilities to the Linux-based enterprise. eManager can also be used to identify and block potentially harmful messages and file attachments during a virus attack.

InterScan VirusWall v3.6 is scheduled to be available in the first quarter of 2001 through Trend Micro's network of resellers and distributors. North American Prices for InterScan VirusWall begin at US$725 for a 25-seat license; prices for InterScan eManager begin at US$181 for a 25-seat license.