This guide is about running a virus scanner on your cPanel. This is intended to check if your web hosting files or cPanel email have acquired any malware by using the built in tool that is included with your account.
How To Run the Scan
- Login to your cPanel
- Scroll down to the Advanced section
- Select the Virus Scanner
- Select the files you would like to perform this scan on. The options are Mail, your Entire Home Directory, the Public Web space and the Public FTP space
- Click the Scan Now button to start
- Let the scan run until it finishes
Once it finishes, if there is any malicious files it gives you the opportunity to quarantine the files for removal. If no files are found, the scan results will return an all good message.
If you have any trouble running this scan, or if you have any questions about this process, you can always open a support ticket so that we can help answer any questions you may have.