Install Maldet (Linux Malware Detect) Tool on Linux Servers

If you want to install Maldet which is a Linux Malware Detect tool on your Linux servers, follow the directions below: 

1) Log into your dedicated server / VPS container through SSH with root privileges


2) Create a temporary directly and perform the following:
mkdir tmp
cd tmp


3) Now you may extract the tar file and navigate to the directory it creates
tar xf maldetect-current.tar.gz

cd maldetect-*


4) Install Maldet by running the following command:


5) You may scan any directory by using the command "maldet -a /path_to_directory"

maldet -a /home


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Last update:
2016-07-01 17:03
Sherin George
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