[PLUG] Surprising discovery... about KlamaV

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Oct 15 06:26:10 PDT 2007


ಓಂ wrote:
> I was just watching the the hood of my Linux and what did I find....
> 
> under .KlamaV folder which contains the database of viruses, I find a
> microsoft access database file **daily.mdb** under daily.inc folder...
> 
> I am really amused to find this here.... wonder what is the purpose of
> it for Klamav
> 
> Comments welcome!

Klamav is a frontend for Clamav which is a antivirus that scans for 
Windows viruses. Traditionally been used on mails servers on ISP or 
other organizations where the server is Linux and the client is on Windows.

All antiviruses work out of a database of viruses. What is amusing about 
that?

Rahul



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