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Top 5 anti-virus Open-Source Projects

  • hosts

    🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

    Project mention: privacy. simplified. | | 2022-05-25

    BTW for dns you could also use /etc/hosts, I use

  • signature-base

    Signature base for my scanner tools

    Project mention: Nvidia Breach | | 2022-03-04

    If you have a Yara detection platform, Florian Roth’s rules should detect executables signed with this.

  • SonarLint

    Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!. SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and catches bugs and vulnerabilities as you code, directly in the IDE. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.


    An Active Defense and EDR software to empower Blue Teams

    Project mention: Thesis/Project for university | | 2021-06-26

    I do a lot of work on an open source anti-virus project (, and we're always looking for new contributors. It's been a great learning experience! Not sure if you need to build something from scratch or not, though.

  • phpMussel

    PHP-based anti-virus anti-trojan anti-malware solution.


    UTM Firewall on OpenBSD

    Project mention: Firewalls; old and stable, or next generation | | 2021-06-01

    Look at the UTMFW project:

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-05-25.


What are some of the best open-source anti-virus projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 hosts 20,802
2 signature-base 1,676
4 phpMussel 372
5 UTMFW 79
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