[clamav-users] Frequency of ClamAV Scan

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 21:04:13 EST 2019


On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 1:37 AM J.R. <themadbeaker at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just have my ClamAV scan email. I don't think the default signatures
> would pick up much else on a linux OS (I could be wrong though).
>
> There are 3rd party signatures you can implement that can look for
> linux malware. I do a nightly scan on my server that include those.
>
> Depending on what the machine is used for, I think there is even the
> ability to do on-demand scanning when any file is accessed or created
> or whatnot...
>
> It's not going to hurt anything to run freshclam before running a daily
> scan.
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Hi J.R,

How do i install 3rd party signatures which can be implemented that can
look for linux malware. I am running the below commands as usual.

#freshclam
#clamscan --infected --recursive /

Please suggest.

Best Regards,

Kaushal
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