ClamAV vs WhiteSource: What are the differences?
Developers describe ClamAV as "Cross-platform and open-source antivirus software toolkit". It is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats. On the other hand, WhiteSource is detailed as "*Continuously monitoring open source libraries for vulnerabilities *". It automatically identiﬁes all the open source components and dependencies in your build by constant and automatic cross-referencing of your open source components.
ClamAV and WhiteSource can be categorized as "Security" tools.
Some of the features offered by ClamAV are:
- Email scanning
- Web scanning
- End point security
On the other hand, WhiteSource provides the following key features:
- Open Source Code Identification
- Vulnerable Components Mapping
- License & Identity Risks Discovery
ClamAV is an open source tool with 904 GitHub stars and 318 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ClamAV's open source repository on GitHub.