ClamAV (Clam anti-virus) is a suite of programs designed to detect malware, viruses, trojans, and other threats. It be run from the command line or as a daemon, and can integrate with mail servers to scan email attachments. It is open source and published under the GPL.

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How To Update ClamAV Installation?

When I execute sudo freshclam it gives me the following warnings: WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED! WARNING: Local version: 0.99 Recommended version: 0.99.2 But sudo apt-get update and ...
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Can't run Freshclam

root@msy-Inspiron-One-2020:/home/msy# freshclam ERROR: Missing argument for option at line 33 ERROR: Can't open/parse the config file /usr/local/etc/freshclam.conf Here is ...
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Clamscan is killed

After an install of clamav-daemon, clamscan is apparently giving itself a SIGKILL (exit status 137) after just showing a warning that the virus data base is older than 7 days. There is no scan ...
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How do I remove a virus that ClamAV has found?

I recently ran a virus check using clam av, and the result was 1 infected file found, can anybody please help me remove/fix this. Swf.Exploit.CVE_2015_5123-1
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What should I do next with infected files and errors?

I scanned my computer for viruses by using clamav: sudo clamscan -r --bell -i /. I received the following result: LibClamAV Warning: cli_scanxz: decompress file size exceeds limits - only scanning ...
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ClamTK Anti Virus will not run on Ubuntu 15.10

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 15.10. To protect myself, I have tried downloading and installing ClamTK. It does this without giving any error messages but it doesn't open. I tried on a second ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Final LTS ClamAV Wireless Crash

I am new to Ubuntu and this is the first forum I've ever posted in! :) I am still learning Linux (newbie) however I am comfortable with basic terminal commands (very basic). The problem I am having ...
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ClamAV GPU installation [closed]

I need to use ClamAV in GPU under ubuntu. There are some papers related to it. But how can i install ClamAV such that it could run in GPU? Can anyone help me with installation steps?
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ClamAV found 34 threats

Less than 2 weeks since I installed Ubuntu and today when I ran the ClamAV it found 34 threats. They are all sorts of different threats: Packer.PrivateExeProte Tool.Packed Trojen.EmbededJS ...
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updating ClamAV 0.98.7 to 0.99.0 for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I would like to update my ClamAV antivirus 0.98.7 to 0.99.0 and tried updating it by typing: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install clamav After which I got a message: your clamAV is the ...
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How to install the latest clamav?

There is a warning in my country that this trojan infected computers over a news site (The Trojans name is GOZI). I used clamav but it says it is not the latest version. How to install the latest ...
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Confusion between clamscan and clamdscan

If i am running clamscan -v under clamav-0.99.1 package, it is showing ----------- SCAN SUMMARY ----------- Known viruses: 4297948 Engine version: 0.99.1 Scanned directories: 1 Scanned files: 39 ...
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ClamAV Daemon ubuntu

I am trying to install ClamAV in ubuntu as per the instructions in blog.dutchcoders.io/installing-clamav-from-source/ Everything worked perfectly except last step i.e., clamd & When ...
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ClamAV installation Ubuntu

I am trying to install ClamAV in ubuntu as per the instructions in: blog.dutchcoders.io: Howto - Installing ClamAV from source While updating the virus databases using sudo freshclam -v I am ...
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How to update ClamAV definitions database?

How can I update Clam Antivirus via the terminal? I already have installed clamav, but I want to know how can I update the virus database.
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What are the alternative to clamtk

I installed the antivirus clamtk/clamav, the installion went well, but I can't run the program. I tried a terminal, but that did not work. The result was if I typed sudo clamtk nothing happen, but if ...
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CLAMAV not working

After installation of CLAMAV and try to scan I see this error. How do I solve this? Thanks clamscan scan LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddbdir(): No supported database files found in /var/lib/clamav ERROR: ...
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How to schedule ClamAv to perform a daily scan

I want to schedule a daily scan in my Home directory using ClamAv. Can anybody explain me how to perform such task using a bash script? I don't need to scan mails, just Home directory and maybe other ...
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How to do quarantine or delete with ClamAV?

I scanned the home directory using ClamAV which found 13 threats. The list was also displayed, but when I tried to delete or quarantine files, it did not proceed. Any ideas?
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Clam scan files on 14.04

After running clam it found four files called win.trojan.Xored-1 What are they? They were in Chrome cache.
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ClamAV PUA.Win32.Packer.PrivateExeProte-7

I ran ClamAV on my system and it reported two detections. It reported PUA.Win32.Packer.PrivateExeProte-7 in: /usr/lib/mono/4.0/mscorlib.dll /urs/lib/mono/4.5/mscorlib.dll It says Action taken: ...
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ClamAV scan found the virus Html.Exploit.CVE_2016_0108 [closed]

ClamAV Scan found the virus Html.Exploit.CVE_2016_0108 on a .css file. What are the risks? How do I remove the code from the file? Thanks for any help.
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ClamAV only scans one directory. What should I do?

I was scanning my PC with ClamAV earlier today, only to find out that it only scanned one directory. Here is what it said: joshua@joshua-LIFEBOOK-S6x20:~ > sudo clamscan / /initrd.img: Symbolic ...
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How to use ClamAV clamd daemon on ubuntu server

I am running a nas/webserver with ubunu with a couple of terabyte hard drives connected to it. I can run the daemon with the command below clamdscan /home/System/Share/X --fdpass ...
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Server hangs on reboot when clam is running

In a nutshell Rebooting normally takes under 1 minute, but if clamav-daemon is running, a reboot will take 30 minutes exactly. Overview I have a Ubuntu 15.10 "cloud" mail server: postfix, dovecot, ...
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ClamAV not updating

How to update ClamAV whenever i try to update clamAV i get the following report "WARNING: Can't query current.cvd.clamav.net WARNING: Invalid DNS reply. Falling back to HTTP mode. Reading CVD ...
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Does ClamAV scan compressed files?

I use ClamAV on Ubuntu 14.04, does it scan compressed files? I looked in its documentation but couldn't find anything. Also does it detect viruses that affect Microsoft Windows?
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ClamAV: PUA.Win.Exploit.CVE_2012_0110 FOUND (/usr/share/mime/mime.cache)

I recently scanned my system with (I am running the latest version of ClamAV and my definitions are up-to-date): sudo clamscan -r --detect-pua --infected --bell / And this one was of the results: ...
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How do I scan for viruses with ClamAV?

I installed ClamAV via Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) with: sudo apt-get install clamav but how can I scan for viruses?
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How to fix broken executable?

I ran a clamscan and got back the following: $ clamscan --detect-broken=yes --scan-mail=yes -i -r ~/ /home/me/.thunderbird/u3mrythv.default/training.dat: Heuristics.Broken.Executable FOUND ...
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freshclam error, “clamd.conf” file not found

When I run the following command: sudo freshclam If there are found to be updates to the virus definitions etc then at the end of the output comes this error message ERROR: NotifyClamd: Can't find ...
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What to do about a false positive in clamtk

I am getting a message from clamtk antivirus after running a scan on the download folder the result said 10 viruses found how can 10 viruses be found if nothing in the download folder but some files ...
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Help I can't update clamav!

I was updating the clamav antivirus defenitons with the sudo freshclam command and the output was ERROR: /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log is locked by another process ERROR: Problem with internal ...
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If I have clamav do I need to install rootkit hunter

So I have clamav the antivirus but is that a protection against rootkits or do I need to install rootkit hunter as well with clamav?
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What is the difference between Clamav and Clamtk?

What is the difference between Clamav and Clamtk? I know that both of them are antivirus.
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Scanning with ClamAV returns 10820 errors - Infected Joomla site with Trojan Iframe.MA

My server seems to have been infected with a Trojan. I run a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS When I approach one of the sites on my server my windows eset scanner blocks the link. Throwing a "Trojan ...
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Is necessary use ClamTK with ClamAV? [duplicate]

Do I need to install Clam TK when using Clam AV? Clam TK will not install. Will Clam AV run automatically in the background?
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clamav stop at “ Setting up clamav-base (0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ”?

I would ask you to help me to install Clamav antivirus . I had do this steps : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install zlibc zlib1g zlib1g-dev sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get ...
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ClamAV error message 'Error decompressing SWF file'

Facebook has told me that I have malware on my laptop, so I run ClamAV in my hone directory and it found one infected file. When I try to remove it I get error messages like so: LibClamAV info: ...
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Clam AntiVirus issue in 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Just turned on my computer and there was an update to Clam. I installed and it said that updated. Now Clam doesn't work at all..Just tries to load something for about 60 ...
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Error starting ClamAV daemon

I can't get the ClamAV daemon to start on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. Here's what I get when I try to start the service: sudo service clamav-daemon start * Starting ClamAV daemon clamd [fail] When I ...
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ClamTk does not launch

I installed an old ClamTk DEB from SourceForge, and it launched fine. When I upgraded my system, it threw me this error: ➜ ~ clamtk Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: ...
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Result after scanning with clamAV

I recently installed Linux on my laptop. To be on the safe side I decided to install clamAV. After first scanning I received: PUA.Http.Exploit.CVE_2015_1692 Is that something I should worry about? ...
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(CLOSE) How to repair my unity session after deleting potentially dangerous file with ClamAV? [duplicate]

I performed tonight, a virus scanning with ClamAV by running the software with the supersusers options by mistake, and after removing the detected potential threats, I can not login to my Unity ...
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What is clamd's function?

I understand that there is currently no real-time AV for Linux, or at least not using ClamAV. So what is clamd's function then? Because that talks about on-access scanning, so what is that if not ...
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What does ClamAV do with Google's Safe Browsing?

I have enabled this functionality in ClamAV: But what does this mean? Will it now scan files for these suspicious malware/phishing related URLs? Or...?
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freshclam warning: “DNS record is older than 3 hours.”

I recently ran the command: sudo freshclam And this was the output: ClamAV update process started at Mon Sep 28 18:45:04 2015 WARNING: DNS record is older than 3 hours. WARNING: Invalid DNS reply. ...
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I cannot fix freshclam in clam av

Problem with internal logger (UpdateLogFile = /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log). I do not know how to rectify this.
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clamAV whitelist inoperative on Ubuntu Trusty

After installing ClamAV on a dual boot WinXP//LxTrusty and setting up a daily virus-db update and scan of /home, I noticed a LOT of false positives. They are of the type: - ...
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Clamav-Daemon Can't Open lmd.user.ndb, won't start

Can't start clamav-daemon, and searching for help on the error has turned up nothing. * Starting ClamAV daemon clamd LibClamAV Error: cli_load(): Can't open file /var/lib/clamav/lmd.user.ndb ...