How do I remove malware from my 123-reg Plesk VPS

This article applies to 123-reg Site Scanner

This article will explain how to remove malware from your 123-reg Virtual Private 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 Plesk Control Panel for your chosen domain.

2

   Click on the Websites & Domains tab at the top of the control panel. 

3

   Click on your site's Website Directory.

4

   Click on the edit tool for the index.html file associated with your site. 

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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