ClamWin Free Antivirus / News: Recent posts

Clamwin 0.96.1 released

This release updates ClamAV scanning engine and brings the following improvements:

* Better and faster loading of the virus signature database
* Improvements in 7zip archive scanning
* Improvements in bytecode signatures

Please download the latest version here:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/clamwin/files/

ClamWin team

Posted by alch 2010-05-24

Clamwin 0.96.0.1 released

This significant release brings exciting new features to ClamAV scanning engine and ClamWin:

* Bytecode detection signatures allow more complex patterns and better detection
* Heuristics improvements
* Digital Signature verification prevents false positive detection for Windows system files
* Other scanning enhancements

Please download the new version here:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/clamwin/files/clamwin/0.96.0.1/clamwin-update-0.96.0.1.exe/download... read more

Posted by alch 2010-04-12

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.95.2 Released

We are pleased to announce 0.95.2 release which updates ClamAV engine to version 0.95.2

Important changes by ClamAV team:
* Added malware detection in archives hidden inside other files (eg. images)
* Improved scanning of RAR and CAB archives
* Other scanning enhancements

Full changelog from ClamAV team:
http://freshmeat.net/urls/da648e61a906edb2d5916c5c712779b8

Please download the latest release here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=689251 ... read more

Posted by alch 2009-06-12

ClamWin Free Antivirus: 0.95.1 Released

MS Windows front-end to Clam Antivirus (http://www.clamav.net). Includes scheduler, virus database updates, standalone scanner, context menu integration to MS Windows Explorer and Addin to MS Outlook. Also features easy setup program.

We are pleased to announce 0.95.1 release which
updates ClamAV engine to version 0.95.1

Important changes:
- better ZIP archive handling
- fixed possible false positive detection
- a lot of other bug fixes fixes and improvements ... read more

Posted by alch 2009-04-15

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.94.1 Released

This release updates ClamAV engine and fixes several bugs:

* Fixed Daylight Savings bug in Clamwin scheduler
* A number of pattern detection improvements in ClamAV engine

Please download the latest version here:
https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=639101

ClamWin Team

Posted by alch 2008-11-09

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.94 Released

This release marks a significant update in ClamAV engine thanks to the ClamAV team efforts. It brings better malware detection and faster scanning:

* Disassembly engine and support for logical signatures improve malware detection
* Improved scanning of scripts
* Scheduler enhancements with internet connection state detection

Please download the latest version here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=625160... read more

Posted by alch 2008-09-09

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.93.1 Released

MS Windows front-end to Clam Antivirus (http://www.clamav.net). Includes scheduler, virus database updates, standalone scanner, context menu integration to MS Windows Explorer and Addin to MS Outlook. Also features easy setup program.

This release updates ClamAV scanning engine and includes several improvements:

* Improved handling of PDF, CAB, RTF, OLE2 and HTML files
* Added a configuration parameter for MS Outlook Splash Screen
* Several important bugfixes... [read more](/p/clamwin/news/2008/06/clamwin-free-antivirus-0931-released/)
Posted by alch 2008-06-16

ClamWin Free Antivirus: 0.93 Released

MS Windows front-end to Clam Antivirus (http://www.clamav.net). Includes scheduler, virus database updates, standalone scanner, context menu integration to MS Windows Explorer and Addin to MS Outlook. Also features easy setup program.

This release addresses a security vulnerability in ClamAV engine and adds significant improvements:

* Considerably faster scanning speed
* More intelligent database updates with online connection status checking
* Improved archived files handling.... [read more](/p/clamwin/news/2008/04/-clamwin-free-antivirus-093-released/)
Posted by alch 2008-04-21

Vista compatible ClamWin Free Antivirus Released

Our team is happy to announce the first release compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista.

This release also updates ClamAV engine and adds some improvements:
• New ClamAV engine version 0.92 significantly improves database loading time and scanning speed
• MS Windows UI themes are now supported
• Temporary file clean-up has been improved
• Other bug fixes and improvements.

Please download the latest release here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=569990... read more

Posted by alch 2008-01-20

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.91.2 Released

MS Windows front-end to Clam Antivirus (http://www.clamav.net). Includes scheduler, virus database updates, standalone scanner, context menu integration to MS Windows Explorer and Addin to MS Outlook. Also features easy setup program.

ClamWin Free Antivirus team is pleased to announce the maintenance release which updates ClamAV engine and addresses number of issues:

* Improvements in RTF, OLE, PDF and HTML file type scanning
* Improved virus detection in certain embedded PE files
* Other bug fixes and improvements.... [read more](/p/clamwin/news/2007/08/clamwin-free-antivirus-0912-released/)
Posted by alch 2007-08-24

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.91.1 Released

Our team is pleased to announce a new release of ClamWin Free Antivirus for Microsoft Windows.

Version 0.91.1 updates ClamAV engine offering faster database loading and further improvements:
* Added unpackers for NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) self-extracting archives and ASPack 2.12
* Improved handling of PE and UPX
* Many other bug fixes and improvements

Please download the latest version here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=527300... read more

Posted by alch 2007-07-24

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.90.2.1 Released

Our team is pleased to announce a new release of ClamWin Free Antivirus for Microsoft Windows.

This maintenance release includes a re-written MS Outlook Plug-in and further improvements:

* Significantly improved scanning speed in Microsoft Outlook plug-in
* Implemented new incremental software updates system which should reduce download size. It will become effective after the next release.... [read more](/p/clamwin/news/2007/05/clamwin-free-antivirus-09021-released/)
Posted by alch 2007-05-27

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.90.2 Released

We are pleased to announce a new release of ClamWin Free Antivirus for Microsoft Windows.

The 0.90.2 release upgrades ClamAV scanning engine which fixes number of security issues.

For more information please see these Release Notes from ClamAV team:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=500765&group_id=86638

Please get the latest version here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=505286

Posted by alch 2007-05-02

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.90.1.1 Released

This quick-fix release addresses the "Missing Virus Database" Error.

Please download it here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=500294

Posted by alch 2007-04-11

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.90.1 Released

We are pleased to announce a new release of ClamWin Free Antivirus for Microsoft Windows.

The 0.90.1 release upgrades ClamAV scanning engine and includes some new features and bug fixes:

* A warning is now displayed if virus signature database is older than three days
* Fixed a virus database lock problem with relative file path
* Improved executable file type detection

Please get the latest version here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=489116

Posted by alch 2007-03-13

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.90 Released

This release includes an important update of ClamAV scanning engine and adds some significant improvements:

* Added new option to scan MS Windows Executable files only in order to improve scanning speed. This option is in the "Advanced" tab and is turned on by default.
* Added an option to disable scanning of incoming and/or outgoing emails in MS Outlook. These options are available in the "Email Scanning" tab
* Added "Technical Support" link to Help menu.... [read more](/p/clamwin/news/2007/02/clamwin-free-antivirus-090-released/)
Posted by alch 2007-02-26

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.6 Released

ClamWin is pleased to annouce 0.88.6 release, which updates ClamAV engine and introduces some new features:
* Optional unloading of infected programs before quarantining
* Better temporary file management and cleanup

Please download the latest release here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=467349

ClamWin Team

Posted by alch 2006-11-29

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.5 Released

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.5 updates ClamAV scanning engine in order to address potential security vulnerabilities and adds some new exciting features:
* New "Memory Scanning" functionality available as a standalone option or during a scheduled scan
* ClamWin now supports additional archive formats: RAR v3 and 7-Zip LZMA method
* Several improvements in scanning of Microsoft Office Attachments, MSI and CAB files... read more

Posted by alch 2006-10-17

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.4 Released

MS Windows front-end to Clam Antivirus (http://www.clamav.net). Includes scheduler, virus database updates, standalone scanner, context menu integration to MS Windows Explorer and Addin to MS Outlook. Also features easy setup program.

This release updates ClamAV scanning engine to version 0.84 in order to address potential security vulnerability in UPX archive unpacking code. Additionally it fixes the following issues:... read more

Posted by alch 2006-08-11

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.3.1 released

This is a maintenance release of ClamWin Free Antivirus, an MS Windows front-end to Clam Antivirus (http://www.clamav.net) that includes scheduler, virus database updates, standalone scanner, context menu integration to MS Windows Explorer, and add-in to MS Outlook. Also features easy setup program.

Release 0.88.3.1 is a maintenance release that improves handling of mailbox files and addresses couple of other issues:... read more

Posted by alch 2006-07-26

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.3 released

ClamWin Free Antivirus has been upgraded to include latest ClamAV virus scanning engine version 0.88.3. This release includes number of bugfixes:

* Number of false postive virus detections should be reduced
* Improved handling of large BinHex encoded files
* Other minor bugfixes

Please download it here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=431163

Posted by alch 2006-07-11

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.2.3 released

ClamWin Free Antivirus release 0.88.2.3 fixes a potential security issue with scanning of archived files:
Zip, Rar and other archives were not properly unpacked if a user didn't have write permissions in the root folder (C:). This bug only appeared if a user was not an administrator of Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003 systems. Previous bugfix release 0.88.2.2 did not remove some of temp files, therefore it has been promptly replaced with this release.... read more

Posted by alch 2006-05-06

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.2.1 released

ClamWin Free Antivirus has been upgraded to include latest ClamAV virus scanning engine version 0.88.2.

This release improves virus detection and includes number of bugfixes:
1. High CPU usage in scheduler and scanner is now fixed
2. Fixed bug with external archivers
3. Fixed database update issues in Windows 98

Please download the latest release here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105508&package_id=113616&release_id=413822

Posted by alch 2006-04-30

ClamWin Free Antivirus 0.88.1 released

ClamWin Free Antivirus has been upgraded to include latest ClamAV virus scanning engine version 0.88.1. This release no longer uses Cygwin unix compatibility layer, many thanks to Gianluigi Tiesi for making it happen.

It also includes number enhancements and bugfixes:

  • ClamWin will check if there is a new release autmatically and display a notififcation (can be disabled in the Updates configuration tab)
  • Better scanning progress display with % scanned for binary files and rotating indicator for archives
  • New advanced configuration option to detect Broken Executable files, which will mark an executable file with bad structure as a virus
  • New advanced configuration option to pass an arbitrary clamscan parameter string
  • Files with international characters in the filenames are now scanned... read more
Posted by Mick Weiss 2006-04-07

Spanish and Russian Websites Released

The ClamWin Team is happy to announce that we have just released the Spanish (http://es.clamwin.com) and Russian (http://ru.clamwin.com) websites. Thanks to the Russian and Spanish Teams for their hard work!

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Posted by Mick Weiss 2006-02-24