Trend Micro Sues Barracuda Over Open Source Anti-Virus

Ricky Boone ricky.boone at
Tue Jan 29 19:37:30 GMT 2008

On Jan 29, 2008 2:26 PM, Nigel Kendrick <support-lists at> wrote:
> "Anti-virus firm Trend Micro is suing Barracuda Networks over their use of
> the open source anti-virus product ClamAV. The issue is Trend Micro's patent
> on 'anti-virus detection on an SMTP or FTP gateway'. Companies like Symantec
> and McAfee are already paying licensing fees to Trend Micro."

I noticed that too.  Not too impressive on Trend Micro's part.  :|
Pretty much ensuring I'll never touch another one of their products.

Something to keep an eye on, nonetheless.

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