.CAV File Extension

Comodo Antivirus Virus Definition File

Files with CAV extension are Data Files. The Data Files subset has 1326 various formats. Comodo Internet Security is the most used program for CAV files. The Comodo Group website has detailed informat...

General Information

Title CAV File Extension
Extension .cav
Full Form Comodo Antivirus Virus Definition File
File Type Data File
Developer Comodo Group
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store virus definitions
Additional Functions Update antivirus, Detect malware

File Characteristics

Quality Highly structured
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No

Use Cases

Personal Security Yes
Business Security Yes
System Maintenance Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks None from file
Best Practices Regular updating

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Unknown
Latest Version Dependent on software updates

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .vdb, .dat, .xdb

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Comodo Antivirus Free, Paid versions Windows