Revision of Linux Anti-Virus Programs Explained from Sun, 02/24/2008 - 18:29

From Techthrob.com:

There has been a lot of debate recently over whether or not it's a good idea to run an anti-virus program if you're using Linux. Reading the forums, I see a lot of misunderstandings, particularly around what exactly it is that these anti-virus programs do and whether or not they're necessary. I hope to clear up some of the confusion regarding the anti-virus situation on Linux.