Security Auditing Tool: Lynis


LYNIS This security tool provides security professionals and Linux users with a powerful tool to measure security efforts. It is easy to use, you don’t even need to install it! – You will need to give it privileges though if you wish to see it’s full potential. Head over to cisofy.com >> download >> lynis to get […]

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Destroy Trojans, Viruses, Malware & Other Malicious Threats.


Seek & destroy those pesky unwanted bugs that crawl your system – spying on you, threatening your day to day life online and off.

ClamAV
an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats.

ClamAV® is an open source (GPL) anti-virus engine used in a variety of situations including email scanning, web scanning, and end point security. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and an advanced tool for automatic database updates.

How-To:

Debian/Ubuntu;
$sudo apt-get update

$apt-get install clamav

Installation instructions for supported operating systems

ClamAV Manual:
https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-faq/raw/master/manual/clamdoc.pdf

Updating:
$freshclam

Usage:
$sudo clamscan

A must have tool in the arsenal against malicious threats.

 

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