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Alternative to clamav that works with amavisd-new (no architecture restrictions)

This answer will change as my research and testing continues. As of August 12, 2017, I am accepting this as my answer, but I am going to continue to expand on this list as I find new potential ...
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Antivirus which removes the CryptoLocker trojan

According to Symantec, they have a product called Norton Power Eraser (NPE) that should be able to remove the Cryptolocker virus/trojan. For information provided by Symantec, see this page. At the ...
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Antivirus app for MacOS that I can quit

There is an app called Malwarebytes that will scan your system for malware and viruses. It is currently very popular with Mac users. The personal copy is not free. It sales for one device for $3.33 ...
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Which free antivirus app supports manual scanner only mode without turning off microsoft defender?

I use Clamwin for this. It runs on Windows but is purely manual. It will only scan a file when you tell it to. It does not scan files on access in real time, you can leave that to Defender if you ...
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Antivirus for Linux Mint?

first: basically... running continuously a antivirus software on a usual linux-desktop is more a service to the windows-users you are interacting with, than something else. you may have a look at this:...
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Android Antivirus/Antimalware that respects privacy

Using my app search by permission, I only found two candidates being left when applying all your must-have conditions: Ad Clean & Antivirus Security Antivirus Free-Mobile Security Both are ...
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Can anyone suggest an Anti-malware app for Android?

It's difficult to find a "free" Anti-Malware solution. I would recommend Sophos Free Antivirus. Here are the 3 reasons why: It's actually free no nagging. You decide how much security and ...
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Good free antivirus for Windows 10

For a home user I would simply recommend you to use the in built Windows Defender. The reason being it just comes along with a simply built user interface, without extra bunch of bloatware, such as ...
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Good free antivirus for Windows 10

Glad to hear from a Linux guy. Many people would prefer just using the Windows defender that comes by default along with Malwarebytes Anti-malware as a second layer of defense. I recommend you too ...
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Free/OpenSource Antivirus Software for Windows 10 PC

For open source antivirus solution, the most recommended is ClamAV®. ClamAV® is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats. Features ...
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Antivirus for Windows and Mac

Little known fact: Most antiviral software doesn’t have signatures or algorithms that will detect macOS malware. They generally rely on the built-in XProtect feature of the OS. Antivirus software on ...
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Command line anti virus scanner for offline usage

Windows Defender (Built into Windows) Emsisoft emergency kit https://www.emsisoft.com/en/home/emergency-kit/ AdwCleaner https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner Stinger (Use --ePO to stop Silent ...
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Command line anti virus scanner for offline usage

You can check ClamAV which is opensource, run on batches, can work offline.
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Good Antivirus / Malware / Ransomware with no ads, free or paid

Best antivirus is Kaspersky's one. I recommend it definitely because of protection. Any other antiviruses cant protect PC as it can. I have tried every one of them through many years. It never ...
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Good Antivirus / Malware / Ransomware with no ads, free or paid

I am happy with ESET NOD32 Antivirus for more than 5 years now. I am using it because of exactly the same requirement: it shall do its work as long as I pay - and nothing else. This is especially ...
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Personal antivirus for Linux (scanning both for Windows and Linux malware)

You should try Clam AntiVirus, which is is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX. ClamAV is a good start, as it is completely free and open - also it has a quantifiably high effectiveness. ...
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Is there an app that can scan all running processes in windows and tell which ones are not well-known?

If you liked Process Explorer, I may suggest another tool on top, which complements Process Explorer Microsoft SysInternals AutoRuns. Process Explorer only shows and checks processes that are ...
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Is there an app that can scan all running processes in windows and tell which ones are not well-known?

It's quite hard to tell which process should be running and which shouldn't. Even some Microsoft Windows programs will only run seldomly. But there's one easy thing to check: whether the application's ...
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Which free antivirus app supports manual scanner only mode without turning off microsoft defender?

For scanning single files I would recommend to not rely on a single virus scanner. Instead you can upload them to https://virustotal.com which shows you the scan result of all major and common virus ...
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How to discover a virus or rootkit on Ubuntu machine

I'd say finding a virus on Linux will be hard (to my knowledge, there are no Linux viruses in the wild). Rootkits are a different thing: booting from a clean medium (e.g. a live CD), and running ...
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Open source antimalware software for macOS

A very popular package is Malwarebytes located here. I use it and it works fine. It's also free.
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Looking for an adware removal tool

As advised by Jan Doggen, you need to review your question after reading this post. Your question is entirely subjective. Under no user case is there a 'best' anti-virus, things change, systems ...
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User-Friendly and Fast Alternative to Avast! Antivirus

I am using Avira Free edition for years. Once I used Avira Free and Mcafee Premium and found the Avira is best for detecting and processing virus when compared with Mcafee. I also tested with ...
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Antivirus for Linux Mint?

Clamav is about the only free software out there for any linux. Several vendors have commericial versions.
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Windows XP antivirus for AMD Sempron processor

ClamWinAV at least still claims to run under Windows XP, Me, 2000, and 98. You'd have to test to see if it was OK with the processor, but the fact that it goes all the way back to 98 in it's support ...
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Tool to remove malware from laptop?

Try out MalwareBytes Malwarebytes Anti-Malware's industry-leading anti-malware and anti-spyware scanner detects and removes malware like worms, Trojans, rogues, spyware, bots, and more. Anti-...
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Malware and Antivirus scanner for web servers (free alternative to ISPProtect)

Try ClamAV... ISPProtect uses ClamAV for its scans and it's free. But IMHO ISPProtect is the best Malware-Webserver Scanner out there. I struggled a lot with malware on one of my servers. With ...
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Free open source antivirus for Windows

Ranking Anti-Virus performance is not an easy task. First of all, you have not specified why ClamAV is not an optimal choice for you, so this makes things difficult. Here are a few Anti-Virus ...
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USB antivirus scanner

Norton AV has a bootable USB stick for system scanning. Also you can not trust a USB stick/portable app antivirus to scan a running system because an active rootkit will just hide all of its ...
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