Sourcefire has announced
the acquisition of the ClamAV anti-virus project. "Under terms of
the transaction, Sourcefire has acquired the ClamAV project and related
trademarks, as well as the copyrights held by the five principal members of
the ClamAV team including project founder Tomasz Kojm. Sourcefire will also
assume control of the open source ClamAV project including the ClamAV.org
domain, web site and web site content and the ClamAV Sourceforge project
" The announcement
posted to the ClamAV list says: "The core team will continue to lead
the advancement of ClamAV and the CVD as employees of Sourcefire. Both the
ClamAV engine and the signature database will remain under GPL.
(Thanks to Alan J. Wylie).
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