Best of the bunch

Electric Mail (, one of the first e-mail service providers in 1994, now processing more than 10 million e-mail messages day, decided to compare Clam AntiVirus effectiveness in mail filtering with two of the top five antivirus vendors in the world. They timed how long it took each vendor to release a signature update from the time the virus was first seen. The results were very surprising to the company's engineering group: ClamAV outranked the other two antivirus vendors by a wide margin, being first 77% of the time for the last 50 new virus variants
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Posted by Luca Gibelli 2005-07-21

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