Clamav rocks

Being a defender of clamav since the beginning, I am very glad to see that this free antivirus defies most commercial antivirus and beat the majority of them !

According to this study, one can thus see that clamav detected the more viruses than many others: the study's result

I always advice Windows users to use the windows version of that engine on their very vulnerable "operating system" : clamwin

I use clamav in the majority of mailrelays and fileservers I install.

Thus go! the clamav team continue like that!

This news was also reported on DLFP.

Being a defender of clamav since the beginning, I am very glad to see that this free antivirus defies most commercial antivirus and beat the majority of them !

According to this study, one can thus see that clamav detected the more viruses than many others: the study’s result

I always advice Windows users to use the windows version of that engine on their very vulnerable “operating system” : clamwin

I use clamav in the majority of mailrelays and fileservers I install.

Thus go! the clamav team continue like that!

This news was also reported on DLFP.

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3 Comments

  1. Serge, it’s possible to do on-access checks on Windows using a firefox extension like "ClamWin Antivirus Glue" (currently in sandbox) and you can also use Winpooch to detect viruses before they run on your machine (winpooch.free.fr/page/hom…

  2. The firefox extension only manages downlaods via firefox, a workaround you need to do for all program wich make external accesses, like SMB being a major path for viruses.

    The Winpooch solution looks more like the way to go. Bookmarked that one, thanks.

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