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Script to Scan Linux Plesk Web Server for Malware / Badware Content

Posted by | Servers | No Comments

If you’re reading this article, chances are that you have realized that you webserver has been infected with malware or badware due to your site being blocked on Google. Web server malware (or badware) is becoming increasingly popular. Websites are becoming infected with malicious code which redirects people to phishing or malware sites. Sometimes, your site can be ‘flagged’ as being infected simply from being on a shared host or subnet.

Tracking infected web code in PHP, HTML, or Javascript code can be a nightmare. Luckily, this simply linux script should simplify that process.

Note: This script is not 100%. Due to the changing encoding methods of malware, there is no way to fully detect infection without manually looking through your files. However, this script should give you a pretty good lead on possible infection points.

First Step: Change account passwords

If you feel that there has been a breach of any kind, you should immediately change your Plesk server passwords. Parallels offers a mass user reset script.

Scanning for Web Server Malware

From your command prompt, run the following command:

Check the infected files in /root/infected.txt.

If you are still having troubling finding or resolving your web infection, please contact Night Lion Security offers website virus detection and removal services.

★ How to create a bootable USB Flash Drive with UNetBootIn and use it to install Mac OSX, Linux, or any other Operating System

Posted by | OSX, Software | 5 Comments

I no longer have a CD drive in my macbook pro, so I wanted to create a bootable USB key in case I ever needed to reinstall the operating system. This method also works great if you want to create a bootable USB Drive to load any other operating system. This method will work on Mac, Windows and Linux systems.

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★ Rubbernet – Network Traffic Monitor and Bandwidth Dashboard for Mac OSX

Posted by | OSX, Software | No Comments

Rubbernet

Network Traffic Monitor

Rubbernet

Rubbernet provides real-time monitoring so you can keep an eye on the exact state of your live network connections. Rubbernet provides a breakdown of per-app network usage, so you can quickly detect apps that phone home, connect to certain servers without your knowledge, or blame the app that’s slowing down your network.

The best part is that Rubbernet will let you view stats for any machine running Rubbernet on your local network. Monitor all computers on your network from one Rubbernet instance on your Mac. No need to get up and open Rubbernet on a remote Mac to see its network statistics.

Ease of Use: 5
Look and Feel: 5
Functionality: 5

Overall Rating: 5/5

Wish List:

  • Ability to view traffic stats remotely (possibly using ShareTool or Mobile Me’s network connectivity).
  • Ability to view status from Mobile Device
  • Linux daemon for remote server monitoring

Price: $29.99 | Trial? Yes | Homepage

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