What is Linux Malware Detect? Also, know as LMD or maldet

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So you might be here because you either searched Google for maldet or you’re a GridPane customer looking to get more information about maldet and what it does.

Background on Linux Malware Detect, LMD or Maldet

I’ve always known about maldet, but never got the opportunity to use it. I’ve always done searching and cleaning manually via SSH using tcsh/zsh shell. It took time, but also added a human element to it where I could see things a scanning engine couldn’t.

There are alternatives to maldet that you can check out.

Running a scan!

(How to run and example)

Example Scan

The following is a recent scan done on July 13th 2021, I’ve removed the server name and full paths to the malware for privacy concerns.

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