Sourcefire Aquires ClamAV™ Project

clamavLooks like Marty and Co. have acquired ClamAV. I’m a huge fan of ClamAV on Windows, Linux, and OSX. From the press release:

“ClamAV is one of the most successful technologies in the open source security arena. This acquisition not only broadens Sourcefire’s open source footprint, but allows us to support, develop and incorporate the ClamAV technology throughout our commercial offerings,” said Martin Roesch, Founder and CTO of Sourcefire and Creator of Snort. “The success of the ClamAV project is a direct reflection of the talent and dedication of the founding team and the project community. Sourcefire is committed to investing in and advancing the ClamAV technology, just as we have with Snort and”

This is my favorite AV scanner these days. Congratulations to the ClamAV team!

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