Stopgap: ClamAV 0.94.1 Fixes Errors

Nov 04, 2008

Free antivirus toolkit ClamAV released a stopgap version 0.94.1 to fix a number of bugs, but also to provide a new feature.

The full list of fixes for the release from Sourcefire are in the changelog. The minor release update nevertheless contains a relatively major new feature called Malware Statistics Gathering.
Users of the antivirus scanner can use this feature to report statistics back to the ClamAV folks, who then hope to gain a better understanding through analyzing this data of malware trends and how attack patterns and methods are geographically clustered.

Administrators who use this optional feature will get their statistics published as summary data on the Sourcefire website in return for their efforts. You can download the GPL-licensed antivirus software from here.

Related content

  • Improved virus detection with ClamAV 0.94

    The latest version of the open source anti-virus scanner, ClamAV 0.94, promises to improve virus detection rates with enhanced scanning capabilities.

  • Security Lessons: ClamAV

    Protecting Windows clients from the big bad Internet.

  • KlamAV

    Linux may not be as virus-ready as Windows, but who wants to harbor pointless malware? Now you can hunt for viruses with KDE's KlamAV, a desktop front-end for the ClamAV Open Source virus protection system.

  • Citadel 7.5 Groupware Provides ClamAV Integration

    The Citadel project has released version 7.5 of its GPL3-licensed groupware server. The release improves the web interface and countless other details.

  • Charly's Column

    Too many cooks spoil the broth, they say, but it could just as easily be an ingredient that isn’t part of the recipe. If you can’t reduce the number of cooks, you have to take other steps to make your broth more edible.

comments powered by Disqus
Subscribe to our Linux Newsletters
Find Linux and Open Source Jobs
Subscribe to our ADMIN Newsletters

Support Our Work

Linux Magazine content is made possible with support from readers like you. Please consider contributing when you’ve found an article to be beneficial.

Learn More