[clamav-users] Signature update schedule, and requirements for adding Signatures

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Tue May 17 13:14:02 EDT 2016


On May 17, 2016, at 5:02 AM, Michael D. L. <clamav at cosis.dk> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Hope it's the right list I'm posting to :)
> 
> Why is the Signature Database only updated every 4 hours? Every 15 minutes would make more sense, since Spammers move very fast pushing out new version of Trojans and alike.

Over the long term, ClamAV has averaged about two virus definition updates per day.  If they start averaging more than 6 updates per day, then supporting more frequent signature changes might make sense....

Regards,
-- 
-Chuck




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