Linux malware detection tools

Tools

chkrootkit (malware scanner)

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.

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LMD (malware detection tool)

Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for systems running Linux. The open source software project is released with the GPLv2 license.

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mime2vt (test MIME attachments against VirusTotal)

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Rootkit Hunter (malware scanner)

Security tool to search for traces of rootkits, backdoors, and other malicious components on systems running Linux and other flavors of Unix

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