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On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Alain Zidouemba
> > ClamAV can only detect malware, it does not clean or even quarantine
> > anything.
> ClamAV does not just detect malware, it can can quarantine it.
Since when? As long as I've been using it, it's been a detection-only
system. The frameworks that use ClamAV (milter, amavisd, etc) handle the
quarantining. All ClamAV does is say "file good" or "file bad".
> > And it's geared toward e-mail, which means the focus of the AV DB will be
> > threats that use e-mail as an attach vector. As such, you won't
> > in the DB for things like boot sector viruses, or rootkits, or things
> > that.
> The focus of the AV DB is not just threat that use email as an attack
> vector, but rather malware that can make its way to end-users
> machines, regardless of the vector or attack.
That could be, although everything I've seen on this list has been that
ClamAV is geared toward e-mail-based malware.