How do I remove malware from my 123-reg cPanel VPS?

This article applies to 123-reg Site Scanner

This article will explain how to remove malware from your 123-reg VPS server.

Grab the Malicious Code

Access the email notification sent by Site Scanner which contains the malicious code

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1

Login to your 123-reg control panel

2

Click on the Manage Site Scanner link from the Security Section of the Control Panel.

3

 Click on the View button for the package you wish to open. 

4

 Click on the View Report button.

5

 The Malware section will display any Malware that Site Scanner has found in your website.

Locate your Source Code

1

   Login to your cPanel control panel.   



2

  Click the File Manager button under the Files section.  



3

  Select the Web Root directory and click the Go button. 



4

   From this folder, select the index.html file, then open it in the HTML Editor, by clicking on the HTML Editor at the top of the page. 

    

This will now display the source code for your website. 

Remove the Malicious Code

Once you have located your source code, find and delete the Malware code that has been highlighted by Site Scanner. To help you find the code, you can use the Control+F find function that is available in most website browsers. This will find any specific instances of the search criteria you enter, within the code. 
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