Tool and Usage
Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for systems running Linux. The open source software project is released with the GPLv2 license.
LMD uses MD5 file hashes and HEX pattern matches to define the malware signatures. These are used to detect malware.
Usage and audience
This tool is categorized as a Linux malware detection tool.
LMD is commonly used for malware scanning. Target users for this tool are system administrators.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
LMD is known to work on Linux.
Several alternative tools are available that might be a good replacement for LMD.
ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine. It can detect malicious software (malware) like trojans, viruses, backdoors and other related threats.
|Latest release||1.6.2 [2017-07-14]|
|Last updated||April 10, 2018|
|LMD GitHub project|
|LMD project page|
LMD training guides
This tool is also part of the Linux Security Expert training program.