Finally! A free, open source, on-premise virus scanner framework

July 28, 2015

Via: featured

After having spoken about it for quite a while, security researcher Robert Simmons has finally begun publishing the code and documentation of his open source AV scanner framework dubbed PlagueScanner.

“PlagueScanner is a multiple AV scanner framework for orchestrating a group of individual AV scanners into one contiguous scanner,” he explained on the project’s GitHub page.

PlagueScanner consists of the core and several agents, which leverage AV engines used by Avast, BitDefender, ESET, Trend Micro, Microsoft (for Windows Defender), and Clam AV.

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