ClamAV is an open-source anti-virus engine designed to detect viruses, Trojans, malware and other threats. It supports multiple file formats (documents, executables or archives), uses multi-threaded scanner features and receives updates 3-4 times a day for its signature database. Additionally, we are updating our database, so the user will get improved results.
Benefits of using ClamAV
When you have sensitive data on your server and you don’t want to take a risk, ClamAV provides an additional layer of security.
Use it when you want to scan the system without booting into the system so that viruses and malware are not active during the scan.
ClamAV as a gateway scanner is more helpful when scanning external mail for any malware.
Other Features of ClamAV
- Command-line scanner
- Milter interface for Sendmail
- Advanced database updater with support for scripted updates and digital signatures
- Virus database updated multiple times per day
What is ME ClamAV Signatures and how it helps?
We have been serving malware experts ClamAV signatures which helps to improve the detection rate of malware from the website files. You can easily integrate it with ClamAV, Maldet or any scanner engine that use ClamAV in its core for better results. Considering the other ClamAV signatures available today, ME ClamAV singatures are more powerful, genric and targeted to PHP specific websites and it can find the malicious files in popular CMSes like WordPress, Joomla , etc. So it helps you to run the scanner with less resources and the total scan process will be faster due to we load the minimal number of “generic” signatures to it and it can produce better results with less false positives.
Why it is paid now and how much it costs?
We have been offering it for free for a while but it is now a paid service, which costs 25 Euro’s / month for unlimited servers. The new pricing scheme is to satisfy the infrastructure cost and management to serve the large set of client servers and the effort to keep it up to date. We can assure you that the signatures will keep populating in future as well and will bring in better results sets in the future.