About

ClamAV® is an open source (GPL) anti-virus engine used in a variety of situations including email scanning, web scanning, and end point security. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and an advanced tool for automatic database updates.

Features

  • 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
  • Built-in support for all standard mail file formats
  • Built-in support for various archive formats, including Zip, RAR, Dmg, Tar, Gzip, Bzip2, OLE2, Cabinet, CHM, BinHex, SIS and others
  • Built-in support for ELF executables and Portable Executable files packed with UPX, FSG, Petite, NsPack, wwpack32, MEW, Upack and obfuscated with SUE, Y0da Cryptor and others
  • Built-in support for popular document formats including MS Office and MacOffice files, HTML, Flash, RTF and PDF

The ClamAV Team, Thank Yous and More

Community Manager
  • Joel Esler
ClamAV Development Team
  • Micah Snyder
  • Mickey Sola
ClamAV Malware Team
  • Ben Baker
  • Mariano Graziano
  • Chris Marczewski
  • Christopher McBee
  • Lilia Gonzalez Medina
  • Matthew Molyett
  • Xabier Ugarte Pedrero
  • Dave Raynor
  • Emmanuel Tacheau
  • Angel Villegas
  • Matt Watchinkski
  • Jonas Zaddach
  • Alain Zidouemba
Open Source Team
  • Joel Esler
  • Christine Council
  • Sammi Seaman
ClamAV Web Team
  • Nicholas Herbert
  • Melissa Taylor
  • Nicolette Verbeck
Thank Yous

Ian Abbott, Clint Adams, Aeriana, Sergey Y. Afonin, Mark Allan, Robert Allerstorfer, Claudio Alonso, Kevin Amorin, Kamil Andrusz, Tayfun Asker, Jean-Edouard Babin, Sheharose Baig, Steve Basford, Marc Baudoin, Hank Beatty, Scott Beck, Rolf Eike Beer, Rene Bellora, Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belon, Joseph Benden, Hilko Bengen, Alexandre Biancalana, Patrick Bihan-Faou, Martin Blapp, Christian Blichmann, Dale Blount, Matthew Boedicker, Serge van den Boom, Oliver Brandmueller, Boguslaw Brandys, Igor Brezac, Maarten Broekman, Mike Brudenell, Brian Bruns, Len Budney, Matt Butt, Andreas Cadhalpun, Christopher X. Candreva, Eric I. Lopez Carreon, Ales Casar, Mike Cathey, Anthony Chan, Jonathan Chen, Andrey Cherezov, Alex Cherney, Tom G. Christensen, Nicholas Chua, Michael Cichosz, Chris Conn, Christoph Cordes, Ole Craig, Eugene Crosser, Calin A. Culianu, Damien Curtain, Krisztian Czako, Diego d'Ambra, Diego d’Ambra, Michael Dankov, Yuri Dario, Solar Designer, Marc Deslauriers, John Dodson, Matt Donnan, Maxim Dounin, Alejandro Dubrovsky, James P. Dugal, Magnus Ekdahl, Mehmet Ekiz, Jens Elkner, Fred van Engen, Jason Englander, Oden Eriksson, Daniel Fahlgren, Andreas Faust, Andy Fiddaman, David Ford, Martin Forssen, Brian J. France, Martin Fuxa, Piotr Gackiewicz, Jeremy Garcia, Dean Gaudet, Michel Gaudet, Philippe Gay, Nick Gazaloff, Erin Germ, Geoff Gibbs, Luca ’NERvOus’ Gibelli, Scott Gifford, Wieslaw Glod, Minzhaun Gong, Stephen Gran, Koryn Grant, Matthew A. Grant, Christophe Grenier, Felix Groebert, Goulven Guiheux, Marek Gutkowski, Jason Haar, Hrvoje Habjanic, Michal Hajduczenia, Anthony Havé, Lars Hecking, Jean-Christophe Heger, Martin Heinz, Stuart Henderson, Kevin Heneveld, Anders Herbjornsen, Paul Hoadley, Robert Hogan, Przemyslaw Holowczyc, James F. Hranicky, Douglas J Hunley, Kurt Huwig, Andy Igoshin, Arnaud Jacques, Michal Jaegermann, Christophe Jaillet, Stephane Jeannenot, Per Jessen, Dave Jones, Keith Jones, Thomas W. Holt Jr., Tom Judge, Jesper Juhl, Edison Figueira Junior, Kamil Kaczkowski, Alex Kah, Stefan Kaltenbrunner, Lloyd Kamara, Stefan Kanthak, Kazuhiko, Dimitri Kirchner, Jeremy Kitchen, Scott Kitterman, Tomasz Klim, Jim Klimov, Tomasz Kojm, Joxean Koret, Robbert Kouprie, Martin Kraft, Petr Kristof, John E. Krokes, Henk Kuipers, Nigel Kukard, Eugene Kurmanin, Dr Andrzej Kurpiel, Mark Kushinsky, Mike Lambert, Thomas Lamy, Stephane Leclerc, Marty Lee, Dennis Leeuw, Martin Lesser, Peter N Lewis, Matt Leyda, James Lick, Jerome Limozin, Kevin Lin, Mike Loewen, Roger Lucas, Daniel J. Luke, David Luyer, Richard Lyons, David S. Madole, Thomas Madsen, Bill Maidment, Joe Maimon, David Majorel, Andrey V. Malyshev, Fukuda Manabu, Dmitry Marakasov, Stefan Martig, Alexander Marx, Andreas Marx, Thomas Masden, Chris Masters, Fletcher Mattox, Serhiy V. Matveyev, Reinhard Max, Brian May, Tom McCourt, Joe McGrath, Ken McKittrick, Chris van Meerendonk, Andrey J. Melnikoff, Damian Menscher, Denis De Messemacker, Dennis de Messemacker, Jasper Metselaar, Mark Mielke, John Miller, Damien Millescamp, Jo Mills, Chris Miserva, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz, Vijay Mistry, Ted Mittelstaedt, Dustin Mollo, Remi Mommsen, Doug Monroe, Alex S Moore, Steve Morgan, Tim Morgan, Yann E. Morin, Jim Morris, Anand Moses, Dirk Mueller, Flinn Mueller, Hendrik Muhs, Simon Munton, Farit Nabiullin, Ningirsu, Jorgen Norgaard, Wojciech Noworyta, Fajar A. Nugraha, Joe Oaks, Washington Odhiambo, Masaki Ogawa, John Ogness, Phil Oleson, Matthew Olney, Jan Ondrej, Martijn van Oosterhout, Free Oscar, Tomasz Papszun, Bill Parker, Eric Parsonage, Ismail Paruk, Oliver Paukstadt, Christian Pelissier, Michael Pelletier, Rudolph Pereira, Brandon Perry, Dennis Peterson, Ed Phillips, Andreas Piesk, Mark Pizzolato, Dean Plant, Alex Pleiner, Ant La Porte, Jef Poskanzer, Christophe Poujol, Martin Preen, Sergei Pronin, Thomas Quinot, James Ralston, Ed Ravin, Robert Rebbun, Brian A. Reiter, Didi Rieder, Kai Risku, Pavel V. Rochnyack, Rupert Roesler-Schmidt, Larry Rosenbaum, David Sanchez, David Santinoli, Vijay Sarvepalli, Martin Schitter, Theo Schlossnagle, Enrico Scholz, Andreas Schulze, Karina Schwarz, Robert Scroggins, Scsi, Dr Matthew J Seaman, Hector M. Rulot Segovia, Kurt Seifried, Omer Faruk Sen, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior, Tuomas Silen, Dave Simonson, David F. Skoll, Thomas Smallwood, Al Smith, Curtis Smith, Sergey Smitienko, Tuomo Soini, Joerg Sonnenberger, Michal ’GiM’ Spadlinski, Kevin Spicer, GertJan Spoelman, Ole Stanstrup, Adam Stein, Richard Stevenson, Sven Strickroth, Matt Sullivan, Dr Zbigniew Szewczak, Kevin Szkudlapski, Joe Talbott, OpenAntiVirus Team, Gernot Tenchio, Masahiro Teramoto, Daniel Theodoro, Ryan Thompson, Gianluigi Tiesi, Yar Tikhiy, Andrew Toller, Michael L. Torrie, Trashware, Matthew Trent, Trog, Nemosoft Unv., Reini Urban, Daniel Mario Vega, Denis Vlasenko, Laurent Wacrenier, Charlie Watts, Florian Weimer, Stephen Welker, Paul Welsh, Nicklaus Wicker, Alicia Willet, David Woakes, Troy Wollenslegel, ST Wong, Dale Woolridge, David Wu, Takumi Yamane, Youza Youzovic, Anton Yuzhaninov, ZMan Z., Jonas Zaddach, Leonid Zeitlin, Andoni Zubimendi

ClamAV Emeritus

Luca Gibelli, Török Edvin, Tomasz Kojmnet, Alberto Wu, Nigel Horne

Donors

We've received financial support from: (in alphabetical order)