Lynis Security Controls
MALW-3286 - Up-to-date ClamAV database
This control checks if the ClamAV database is kept up-to-date with the freshclam utility.
How to solve
Run freshclam to keep your ClamAV installation up-to-date. The database contains signatures and need regular updates.
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