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How to Install Maldet Malware Detect and clean malware with clamav on Debian / Ubuntu ?

Linux Malware Detect (LMD), popularly known as Maldet is an open-source malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 license. It is designed around the threats faced in shared hosted environments. Install, configure and run this free software to detect and clean malware on your system.  Install Maldet # cd /usr/local/src/ # curl -O # tar -zxvf maldetect-current.tar.gz # cd maldetect-1.6.2/ # bash ( best for Ubuntu 16.04 ) # sudo ./ ( for Ubuntu 20.04 ) Configuration:  For configuring maldet, the configuration file at /usr/local/maldetect/conf.maldet has to be edited. # vi /usr/local/maldetect/conf.maldet Line no 16 # Enable Email Alerting email_alert="1" Line no 21 # Email Address in which you want to receive scan reports email_addr="" Line no 141 # Use with ClamAV scan_clamscan="1" Line no 173 # Enable scanning for root-owned files. Set 1 to disable.