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How to get malware alerts via Slack

eComscan can be configured to send alerts to your Slack channel. This feature is available for Advanced plans from version 0.9.34.

Installation steps

First, create a new Slack app via this link, give it a name and pick a workspace where you want to receive notifications.

Click on “Incoming Webhooks”:

And enable it (top right)

Scroll to the bottom and “Add New Webhook to Workspace”

Pick a channel and click Authorize:

Now, copy your new webhook URL:

And run ecomscan like this: 

ecomscan --newonly --slack <webhookurl> --key <yourkey> <scanpath>

Now, your will receive an alert on your Slack channel whenever something was found or modified.

This page was last updated at Oct 26th, 2022

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