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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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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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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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 ...
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Spam and Virus filtering not working with amavis, Spamassasin and ClamAV using Postfix on Ubuntu

I have setup mailserver using Postfix and Dovecot. Sending is receiving mail is working perfectly. This is email server is running from last couple of years without any issue. Recently we started ...
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.android Folder and adbkey Files

Today I discovered a folder in my home directory with the name ".android". Inside the folder are just two files, "adbkey" and "adbkey.pub". I have searched around and have found out that adbkey.pub ...
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Clamscan -ri Bash Get Filename

How can I get the file path of the returned infected files list from a clamscan -ri? right now I am seeing this: ...