Sanesecurity signatures are no longer being updated or
gmatt at nerc.ac.uk
Tue Dec 16 15:32:29 GMT 2008
Anyone know if Sane Security are submitting signatures direct to ClamAV?
I understand that many of their signatures would make their way into the
official Clam updates.
Sounds like a P2P distribution mech may have helped here.
Achim J. Latz wrote:
> In case others are receiving errors from their update scripts :
> "Sanesecurity signatures are no longer being updated or distributed due
> to extremely high server resource usage, which appears to be from a
> distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). I've moved server hosts
> twice (which takes time) and both times have resulted in the site being
> As many of you know, I produce the signatures and run the site, in my
> spare time and with Christmas approaching I’m finding my spare time is
> currently limited.
> Hopefully this won’t be the end of the signatures and I’m hoping that
> they may return in the New Year.
> May I take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped this
> project, either by providing samples, bandwidth, download scripts or
> Thanks and sorry to let you all down.
>  http://www.sanesecurity.com/clamav/
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