Tool and Usage
ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine. It can detect malicious software (malware) like trojans, viruses, backdoors and other related threats.
ClamAV is a popular scan engine to detect malicious software (malware).
Usage and audience
ClamAV is commonly used for malware scan. Target users for this tool are general public and system administrators.
- + Many maintainers
- + The source code of this software is available
Author and Maintainers
The ClamAV project is maintained by:
Support operating systems
ClamAV is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.
Several alternative tools are available for ClamAV that might be a good replacement.
Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for systems running Linux. The open source software project is released with the GPLv2 license.
|Latest release||0.99.2 [2017-05-03]|
|Last updated||Sept. 18, 2017|
|ClamAV GitHub project|
ClamAV training guides
This tool is also part of the Linux Security Expert training program.