Malware Scanner

How to Delete a Malicious File with Astra?

Astra’s Malware scanner finds malicious files on your website. You can clean/erase these malicious files with a click of a button. Here’s how:

Step 1

In your Astra dashboard, navigate to the ‘Malware Scan‘ tab. Scroll down to see the scan results.

Step 2

The malicious files will be listed in the Scan Results section. Click on the green plus sign next to it; it will expand to show the file details.

Step 3

Now, you can verify the file contents by clicking on “View File” or “View File Differences” in the case of a core file change. Moreover, after taking a backup of the file, you can choose to delete the entire file by clicking on the ‘Delete this File‘ button.

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