From the apt-cache description:
ClamAV is an open source (GPL) antivirus toolkit, which is designed to detect trojans, viruses, malware and other malicious threats. The package provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon in the clamav-daemon package, a command-line scanner in the clamav package, and a tool for automatic updating via the Internet in the clamav-freshclam package. The programs are based on libclamav6, which can be used by other software. . This package contains the daemon and its command line interface, featuring: - fast, multi-threaded daemon; - easy integration with MTA's; - support for on-access scanning; - remote scanning; - able to be run supervised by daemon.