How to use cPanel to protect hosting account against viruses, trojan horses and malware?

cPanel comes with a fully featured Virus Scanner that can effectively neutralize viruses, trojan horses, malware, and other threats. It does this by using databases from several sources:

  • ClamAV: Clam AntiVirus is an open-source program that can detect a wide variety of threats. For more information about ClamAV, please visit
  • R-fx Networks: This virus definitions database is designed for shared hosting environments. For more information about the R-fx Networks Linux Malware Detect project, please visit
  • XtraOrbit's own virus definitions database: This database contains viruses that we detected previously on actual running systems.ou can scan e-mail files, files in public web and FTP directories, or your entire account.

You can scan your e-mail files, files in public web and FTP directories, or your entire hosting account. 

Simply open your cPanel and click Advanced Virus Scanner.
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