Malscan

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Tool and Usage

Malscan is a tool that sells itself as the robust ClamAV-based malware scanner for web servers. It can use signatures from multiple sources to perform scanning.

Screenshot for Malscan tool review

Introduction

Malscan has multiple sources for its malware signatures:

  • RFX Networks Signatures
  • Metasploit Signatures
  • Malscan Signatures
  • ClamAV Main Signatures

Detection methods include HEX or MD5 matches, string length (e.g. base64), and MimeType mismatches.

Usage and audience

Malscan is commonly used during malware scan. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + Used language is shell script
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Malscan is under development by Josh Grancell.

Installation

Support operating systems

Malscan is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release1.5.3 [2015-09-04]
License(s)GPLv2
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

Project health

74
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Links

GitHub iconMalscan GitHub project
 Malscan project website

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