FW: [Clamav-announce] Sourcefire acquires ClamAV

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Fri Aug 17 12:34:22 IST 2007

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: clamav-announce-bounces at lists.clamav.net [mailto:clamav-announce-
> bounces at lists.clamav.net] On Behalf Of Tomasz Kojm
> Sent: 17 August 2007 12:13
> To: clamav-announce at lists.clamav.net
> Subject: [Clamav-announce] Sourcefire acquires ClamAV
> Importance: High
> Dear ClamAV users,
> On August 17, Sourcefire, the creators of Snort, acquired the ClamAV
> project.
> The full announcement is available here:
> http://www.sourcefire.com/products/clamav/
> We'd like to thank everyone in the ClamAV community for their dedication
> to
> the project. The acquisition by Sourcefire is a testament to the hard work
> of
> the entire ClamAV community in developing cutting edge technology that
> truly
> showcases the promise of the open source model. With the additional
> resources
> Sourcefire will provide we look forward to working with the community to
> continue the advancement of ClamAV.
> Sourcefire now owns ClamAV project and related trademarks, as well as the
> source code copyrights held by the five principal members of the ClamAV
> team.
> Sourcefire will also assume control of the ClamAV project including: the
> ClamAV.org domain, web site and web site content; and the ClamAV
> Sourceforge
> project page.
> What's most important is that from the end-user perspective very little
> will
> change beyond the additional resources Sourcefire will provide in our
> continued efforts to advance the ClamAV technology and improve our ability
> to
> interact with the open source community. 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.
> For more information please visit our website and the following FAQ page:
> http://www.clamav.net/support/sf-faq
> The ClamAV core team.
> --
>    oo    .....         Tomasz Kojm <tkojm at clamav.net>
>   (\/)\.........         http://www.ClamAV.net/gpg/tkojm.gpg
>      \..........._         0DCA5A08407D5288279DB43454822DC8985A444B
>        //\   /\              Fri Aug 17 12:58:44 CEST 2007
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