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Cross-platform and open-source antivirus software toolkit
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What is ClamAV?

It is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats.
ClamAV is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.
ClamAV is an open source tool with 944 GitHub stars and 327 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to ClamAV's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses ClamAV?

3 companies reportedly use ClamAV in their tech stacks, including MailCleaner, Appwrite, and


ClamAV Integrations

Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Windows, and macOS are some of the popular tools that integrate with ClamAV. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with ClamAV.

Why developers like ClamAV?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use ClamAV
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ClamAV's Features

  • Email scanning
  • Web scanning
  • End point security
  • Flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon
  • Command line scanner
  • Advanced tool for automatic database updates.

ClamAV Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to ClamAV?
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
Let's Encrypt
It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
The leading cybersecurity solution providing client-side protection against data loss, journey hijacking and intrusion while enhancing website performance. Assess and monitor privacy risk to protect against malicious JavaScript attacks.
Spring Security
It is a framework that focuses on providing both authentication and authorization to Java applications. The real power of Spring Security is found in how easily it can be extended to meet custom requirements.
Sqreen is a security platform that helps engineering team protect their web applications, API and micro-services in real-time. The solution installs with a simple application library and doesn't require engineering resources to operate. Security anomalies triggered are reported with technical context to help engineers fix the code. Ops team can assess the impact of attacks and monitor suspicious user accounts involved.
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ClamAV's Followers
2 developers follow ClamAV to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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