Top 10 Open Source Security Software

Open source has became the world’s largest community to offer a large number of software’s to perform daily tasks.  Let me share a list of ten most downloaded security applications from open source community;

Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware

1. ClamWin Free Antivirus

A very handy windows application that uses popular anti-virus engine ClamAV to detect viruses and spywares. It includes a scanning scheduler, automatic downloads, and a Microsoft Outlook plug-in. However, it does not provide real-time scanning; you’ll need to scan your files manually in order to be protected.

2. ClamAV

Most of the commercial and open-source products are based on the Clam Antivirus engine because of its light weight and efficient behavior. It is designed for protecting e-mail gateways, ClamAV offers automatic updates, a command line scanner, and many more. List of compatible operating systems is Unix, Linux and BSD.

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