ClamAV is a virus scanner for Linux/Unix file systems. In this tutorial I will show you how to install ClamAV on Debian and how to keep it updated and also how to do a daily scan.
ClamAV will report only if infected threats are found. You can also scan only specific folders and remove infected files automatically.
Step1. Install ClamAV:
apt-get install clamav
Step2. Update virus database:
freshclam is a virus database update utility for ClamAV antivirus.
Update virus database simply by running the following command: