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Author: polloxx
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To: ClamAV users ML
Subject: Re: [clamav-users] [Clamav-announce] announcing ClamAV 0.97.2
On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 6:09 PM, Luca Gibelli <> wrote:
> Dear ClamAV users,
>
> ClamAV 0.97.2 fixes problems with the bytecode engine, Safebrowsing
> detection, hash matcher, and other minor issues. Please see
> the ChangeLog file for details.
>
> Download : http://downloads.sourceforge.net/clamav/clamav-0.97.2.tar.gz
> PGP sig  : http://downloads.sourceforge.net/clamav/clamav-0.97.2.tar.gz.sig
> Bugfixes : http://www.clamav.net/release-info/bugs/0.97.2
> ChangeLog: http://www.clamav.net/release-info/changelog/0.97.2
>
> *** Announcement ***
>
> The ClamAV project is launching a new service called "Third Party web
> interface". It will allow selected individuals/organizations to publish
> ClamAV Virus Databases (CVD) through the ClamAV mirror network.
>
> If you choose to publish your signatures through our Third Party
> web interface you will benefit from the following:
>
> - before publishing the signatures, we will test them for
>  false positives against our false positive file collection.
> - before publishing the signatures, we'll verify that the latest two
>  major versions of ClamAV can load them correctly.
> - the signatures will be digitally signed and packaged into a single
>  .cvd compressed file.
> - there will be no ".UNOFFICIAL" suffix in the detection names.
> - a custom prefix will be added to the detection names, identifying the
>  organization which published the signature.
> - updates will be distributed both as full CVD files and cdiff
>  incremental updates. Users will benefit from lower network traffic.
> - the .cvd and .cdiff files will be distributed through the
>  ClamAV mirror network.
> - the service should result in faster remediation of false positives.
> - ClamAV users will be able to download the third party databases
>  using freshclam, by adding a single line to freshclam.conf, what
>  should make signature maintenance significantly easier.
>
> The service is still in beta, you are welcome to contact Luca Gibelli
> <luca*clamav.net> if you intend to join the beta program.
>
> We especially welcome those who already distribute their own unofficial
> signatures to join. A list of databases distributed by the new service
> will be available at http://www.clamav.net/download/cvd/3rdparty
>
> We will be happy to answer any questions you might have.
>
> --
> The ClamAV team (http://www.clamav.net/team)
>
> --
> Luca Gibelli (luca _at_ clamav.net)       ClamAV, a GPL anti-virus toolkit
> [Tel] +39 0187 1851862 [Fax] +39 0187 1852252 [IM] nervous/jabber.linux.it
> PGP key id 5EFC5582 @ any key-server || http://www.clamav.net/gpg/luca.gpg
> _______________________________________________
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>


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