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ClamWin comprimised?
Agent99


Joined: 11 Sep 2019
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When I download ClamWin I download a file.
I can not see any sum check or verification code for the file.
How can I tell if the file has been comprimised?
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GuitarBob


Joined: 09 Jul 2006
Posts: 4536
Location: USA
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There is no verification check made. To my knowledge, since 2006 there has been no problem with the ClamWin installation file. There is a certain amount of security at the download site and ClamWin is not exactly very high on the malware implantation radar, so the developers figure verification is not necessary. If you feel otherwise, then you can scan the ClamWin setup file with another AV or two and/or scan it on Virus Total (if it is within the size limitation).

Since ClamWin is an on-demand AV scanner that scans for you manually or when a scan is scheduled, the developers recommend that you use it as backup to a real-time AV scanner.

Regards,
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