Install Clam AntiVirus for Linux

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Download the ClamAV packages:

yum install clamav

Install anti-virus updates:



To initiate an on-demand scan:

clamscan --recursive --log=/tmp/clamscan.log /

To filter the results:

egrep -v "OK|Symbolic|Empty|Excluded|Permission" clamscan.log

You should see ~46 infected test files under the clamscan directory