How to scan a website hosted in Plesk against malware?
Install and use one of these Plesk extensions to scan websites against malware:
- VirusTotal Website Check – This extension scans all domains on a server for viruses, worms, trojans, and other malware.
Sucuri Security Scanner – The Sucuri Security Scanner remotely detects website security issues, blacklist warnings, and malware visible in the source code. You can set a custom scan time and the alerting mechanism will notify the server administrator if any warnings are detected.
Nimbusec Webhosting Security – Monitors websites and shows all incidents like Backdoors, Blacklisting and Overdue CMS updates when it is hacked.
ImunifyAV (Linux only) – An intelligent antivirus and security monitoring tool for websites with one-click automatic malware cleanup, domains reputation monitoring and blacklist status check.
ImunifyAV is available as a Free, Premium and Shared Hosting edition. In it’s free mode it scans websites content and detects malware. In the paid mode it can also clean up the detected malware.
Imunify360 (Linux only) – Protects website from infections, maintain secure kernel, and shows relevant information.
To learn more about securing your Plesk server, visit this KB article.