eScan for Linux Desktops (eScan) is a reliable virus scanning software for machines running on Linux. eScan protects your machines from virus and other threats. It offers a complete and secure anti-virus security solution. With the increased penetration of Linux as an alternate operating system for desktops, attacks on Linux based machines has increased. About 90% of the viruses today enter the organizations via Internet and through emails. The only solution is to provide content security or, in a broader sense, on demand software application that can be launched as and when required. eScan for Linux desktops answers all the needs.eScan works as an on-demand software application that can be called when you need it. It has a sophisticated heuristic scan engine that can currently recognize over over 1, 20, 000 viruses. When viruses are detected you can run preset actions like disinfect, delete the infected file, rename it, prompt for users action, etc. eScan reads inside the data stream of a file to detect hidden viruses. The application can scan virtually all types of files including zipped and archived files. eScan has the facility of automatically downloading updates as per a schedule you can set.