Mar 1, 2005

Free Antivirus

It is worth following Sourceforge Projects of the Months. Each of them represents the best of open source community. And this month we got a real treat: a free antivirus, ClamWin:

ClamWin A Free Antivirus For Windows

ClamWin is a Free Antivirus for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003. It provides a graphical user interface to the Clam AntiVirus engine.

ClamWin Free Antivirus uses the GNU General Public License by the Free Software Foundation and is free (as in freedom) software. To find out more about GNU General Public License and what it entitles you to, please visit the following link: Philosophy of the GNU Project - Free Software Foundation.

ClamWin Free Antivirus comes with an easy installer and open source code at no cost. It features:
  • Scanning Scheduler;
  • Automatic Virus Database Updates. ClamAV team updates Virus Databases on a regular basis and almost immediately after a new virus/variant is out;
  • Standalone Virus Scanner;
  • Context Menu Integration to Microsoft Windows Explorer;
  • Addin to Microsoft Outlook.
The latest version of Clamwin Free Antivirus is 0.83 (click on this link for more information.

Gotta love open source. Now, where can I find good oo firewall?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You might try Comodo Firewall Pro. It's pretty good, and it will soon be upgraded according to the Web site.

RWS September 11, 2007

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