[clamav-users] signature processing order

Groach groachmail-stopspammingme at yahoo.com
Wed May 25 03:10:40 EDT 2016

6 for one, half a dozen for the other.

(A great advert, though.  Well done.)

On 24/05/2016 23:29, Arnaud Jacques / SecuriteInfo.com wrote:
> Hello Al,
>> Because the signatures may not be identical and could be looking for two
>> different things so that a variant of the original malware that could be
>> caught by one sig will be overlooked by the other.
> This can not happened with Securiteinfo.com sigs. We remove signatures when
> Clamav official detect malwares, based on hundred of samples.
> That's the only way to keep the number of signatures the lowest possible.
> If 3rd party providers don't do that, they are condemned to have more and more
> signatures everyday, until it breaks low memory systems.

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