Clam AntiVirus 0.88.7 review

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Clam AntiVirus is an anti-virus toolkit for Unix

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 0K
Developer: Clam AntiVirus Team
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Clam AntiVirus is an anti-virus toolkit for Unix. Clam AntiVirus main purpose is the integration with mail servers (attachment scanning).

The package provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a commandline scanner, and a tool for automatic updating via Internet. The programs are based on a shared library distributed with the Clam AntiVirus package, which you can use in your own software.

Here are some key features of "Clam AntiVirus":
command-line scanner
fast, multi-threaded daemon
milter interface for sendmail
database updater with support for digital signatures
virus scanner C library
on-access scanning (Linux and FreeBSD)
detection of over 29000 viruses, worms and trojans
built-in support for RAR (2.0), Zip, Gzip, Bzip2, Tar, MS OLE2, MS Cabinet files, MS CHM (Compressed HTML), MS SZDD
built-in support for mbox, Maildir and raw mail files
built-in support for Portable Executable files compressed with UPX, FSG, and Petite

What's New in This Release:
This version improves scanning of mail and tar files.
libclamav/message.c: handle consecutive errors in base64 decoding
libclamav/mbox.c: honour recursion limit when scanning email messages
clamscan: new option --mail-max-recursion
clamd/clamav-milter: new option MailMaxRecursion
libclamav/untar.c: honour archive limits

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