Knowledgebase: Security
AntiVirus: ClamAV
Posted by on 06 January 2015 01:49 PM
As on 6th Jan 2017 -- Latest Stable Release:  0.99.2
 
 
User may download for ClamAV for server hosting.
For Windows
- Download the application source code from here.
 
For Linux
- Run this command query. $ sudo apt-get install clamav.
 
For Update ClamAV --> $ sudo freshclam
 
For scan viruses using ClamAV
$ clamscan OPTIONS File/Folder
 
If necessary start with root permissions: sudo clamscan.

          Examples:
  • To check all files on the computer, displaying the name of each file:
      • clamscan -r /
      • To check all files on the computer, but only display infected files and ring a bell when found:
      • clamscan -r --bell -i /
      • To check files in the all users' home directories:
      • clamscan -r /home
      • To check files in the USER home directory and move infected files to another folder:
      • clamscan -r --move=/home/USER/VIRUS /home/USER
      • To check files in the USER home directory and remove infected files (WARNING: Files will be gone.):
      • clamscan -r --remove /home/USER
      • To see more options:
      • clamscan --help
 
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