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Posted on 2010-09-06
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Hello experts,

My site was recently affected by malware. I was able to identify the application that was exploited (OpenX) and I deleted it. I am concerned that this problem could have expanded to other folders across my server.

Is there any kind of online scanning system that I could use to check and clean and of this stuff that could still be on the server. Would you recommend any?

If not, what would the best solution be?

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You can try spybot http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html I am not sure how well it would work on a server but it is very good at finding malware. Panda security also has a scan online but you have to purchase the software to get rid of what it finds. At least it would give you a good idea.
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Hitmanpro is good :)
http://www.surfright.nl/en/hitmanpro

Online scanner> Eset
http://www.eset.com/onlinescan/

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Of the ones mentioned, which would you recommend the most. Would any of the be able to detect custom iframe codes and such? Thanks.
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Between both they should cover a lot of angles but i think Eset online scanner would be more suited in that. Run Hitmanpro first. Scans in 5-10 mins.
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