Tool comparison of Malware scanners
Finding the right tool for the job can be difficult task. This sheet compares ClamAV, LMD, Rootkit Hunter, and chkrootkit.
ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine. It can detect malicious software (malware) like trojans, viruses, backdoors and other related threats.
Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for systems running Linux. The open source software project is released with the GPLv2 license.
Security tool to search for traces of rootkits, backdoors, and other malicious components on systems running Linux and other flavors of Unix
chkrootkit is a malware scanner to locally check for signs of a rootkit. It is written in shell script and runs on the host system itself.
C, Shell script
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