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How to install Malware Detect (Maldet) for CentOS 6 / Linux  Print this Article

Malware Detect is very easy to install on CentOS, regardless of the control panel you utilize (cPanel/WHM, Directadmin, etc). Maldet also known as Linux Malware Detect virus scanner for Linux.
There is nothing complicated in installation process, but root access to your server is required. 

Installation via SSH

cd /usr/local/src/
wget http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/maldetect-current.tar.gz
tar -xzf maldetect-current.tar.gz
cd maldetect-*
sh ./install.sh or sudo sh ./install.sh
maldet --update-ver
maldet --update[/i]


To scan a folder, for example /home you should type maldet -a /home.

That's it!

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