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Re: Exclude cygwin folder from malware scans?
Fred Ma wrote:
> After some surfing, I haven't found any evidence of malware targetting
> cygwin. I'm considering excluding the massive file tree from scans
> (AV, SpyBot, AdAware). I'd be interested in more experienced opinions
> about this. Thanks.
Thanks for your response. In summary, the likelihood of malware targeting
cygwin explicitly is low, but there are occassional precedents for
continuing to scan the sizable cygwin directory tree. I guess I'll be
disciplined and do a 3-day rotational schedule, launching each of the 3
malware scanners at the end of the day. Thanks, all.
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