What is the best way to remove botnets on a Server?

Posted on 2011-02-15
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
Our Networking team discovered a few low threat botnets on some of our servers. What is the best/quickest way to scan/remove the infections?
Question by:RavenInd

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I have had much success with Malwarebytes, you might want to give that a try first. It's free, pretty quick in the scan process, and has eliminated problems other removal tools couldn't.

Here's the link:

Good luck!


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Is it safe to run on a Domain Controller?
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younghv earned 500 total points
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To my knowledge, MBAM is only for workstations OS.
I love the product, but don't think it should be run on Servers.

HitManPro is designed for servers.
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"...I have had much success with Malwarebytes, you might want to give that a try first. It's free..."

Mbam is only free for domestic use.  Using the free version in a corporate environment is a breach of the EULA.

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I overlooked the fact that the issue was on a server.


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