Maldet

Linux Malware Detect (Maldet) is a malware scanner for server under the GNU GPLv2 license. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract malware that is actively being used in attacks and generates signatures for detection. Using maldet in Linux server malware tool, it can simply find-out the infected files from the Linux file system and we can remove the file to a different location.

Installation

1) SSH to the server

2) Download the tar file

wget http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/maldetect-current.tar.gz

3) Extract the file.

tar -xzf maldetect-current.tar.gz

4) Go to the maldet folder

cd maldetect-*

5) To install maldet, run the below command

sh ./install.sh

Now the installation is completed.

How to use maldet in a server

To can scan file or folder.

maldet -a /path/to/scan

OR maldet –scan-all /path/to/scan

View the scan report.

maldet -e SCAN ID OR maldet –report SCAN ID

Quarantine all malware results from a previous scan

maldet -q SCAN ID OR maldet –quarantine SCAN ID

Clean on all malware results from a previous scan

maldet –clean SCANID

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