Lynis security controls


HRDN-7230MalwarePresence malware scanner

Malware scanners search for any traces of malware. Regular checks are advised to improve the detection rate, in case of an intrusion of the system. Also the proper implementation can prevent malware from spreading to other systems. One example might be installing a virus scanner on a mail gateway, to protect users.

MALW-3280MalwareCommercial anti-virus tool

Depending on your requirements, use an anti-virus tool. While open source options are available, some companies or regulations require the usage of a well-tested anti-virus scanner.

MALW-3286MalwareUp-to-date ClamAV database

This control checks if the ClamAV database is kept up-to-date with the freshclam utility.

MALW-3288MalwareClamXav for Mac OS X

This control checks if ClamXav is installed on Mac OS X