ImunifyAV: Best Free Linux Server Antivirus
From CloudLinux, the makers of the #1 OS for web-hosting
For cPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin and stand-alone installation
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The free version of our malware scanner detects all malicious files, including backdoors, web-shells, viruses, hacker tools, ‘blackhat’ SEO, scripts, phishing pages, and many others.
From malicious code such as PHP (WordPress, Joomla or Drupal), or built with classic, static HTML, keeping malicious code out of your files is essential for the protection of your websites. ImunifyAV, the free malware scanner, thoroughly sweeps files and accurately identifies malicious code, notifying you of any issues on your websites.
Protection at File-System Level During File Input/Output Operations
Here is where Imunify Antivirus comes into play. It includes:
• A standard antivirus program that performs regular file checks in the background to keep your server clean.
• On-Demand Antivirus that can be run at any time by administrators or end-users to check any arbitrary folder against malware.
Blocks attacks through all of technologies at a time: signature matching, real-time behavior analysis for blocking malware, and cloud heuristics powered by insights collected from servers all over the world.
or $5 per server
for more than 5 servers
Malware scanner detects and cleanup with advanced file deobfuscation techniques enable detection of encrypted malicious code embedded in files, which can be cleaned automatically in one-click.
Vulnerability Scanner for Plesk that provides reliability and configuration recommendations and automatic fixes for servers running Plesk control panel.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is ImunifyAV?
It is a free version of our malware scanner that detects any type of malicious file, including backdoors, web-shells, viruses, hacker tools, ‘blackhat’ SEO, scripts, phishing pages, and many others. Find out more about ImunifyAV and how it works here.
What systems do you support?
We support all the popular systems CloudLinux OS 6,7,8, Ubuntu 16,18, 20, CentOS 6,7,8, Debian 7,8,9,10, RHEL 6,7,8, AlmaLinux 8
What panels do you support?
We have a simple installation at any of these panels – cPanel & WHM, Direct Admin, ISPmanager, and Plesk.
What should I do if I do not have a hosting panel?
For no-panel systems, follow the instructions available here.
How do I get started with ImunifyAV?
You can find installation instructions for ImunifyAV here.
How do I get started with ImunifyAV on Direct Admin & cPanel?
“To install get FREE ImunifyAV antivirus for cPanel and DirectAdmin hosting panels, open an SSH connection to your server using your preferred SSH console application. You will need to have the root level access in order to proceed.
To start the installation, run the following commands:
$ wget https://repo.imunify360.cloudlinux.com/defence360/imav-deploy.sh
$ bash imav-deploy.sh
You can find detailed installation instructions for ImunifyAV+ on cPanel and Direct Admin here.
Do Linux servers need antivirus?
Linux server antivirus is usually recommended in order to ensure that your web-server is protected from malicious attacks, bad bots, spam, worms which could have a negative effect on day-to-day business operations and revenue.
How do I get started with ImunifyAV on Plesk?
To install ImunifyAV FREE antivirus for Plesk hosting panels, go to Plesk extension page and download the extension or open Plesk panel admin page and install the extension right from your web hosting panel → Security → ImunifyAV.
How do I get started with ImunifyAV on ISPmanager?
To install ImunifyAV FREE antivirus for ISPmanager hosting panels, go to ISPmanager Lite hosting panel → Modules → ImunifyAV → Install.
See more on ImunifyAV module page.
How do I get started with ImunifyAV+ if I do not have a hosting panel?
You can find installation instructions for ImunifyAV+ for stand-alone installation here.
What is the price of ImunifyAV?
ImunifyAV is available for free. You can upgrade to the Premium version, ImunifyAV+, for just $6 per month, to get the full power of automation and single-click malware removal. You can upgrade from ImunifyAV to ImunifyAV+ at any time inside the User Interface.
How can I get ImunifyAV?
Follow the instructions indicated here to get ImunifyAV FREE forever.
Where to find ImunifyAV’s documentation?
You can find all technical documentation about Imunify360 here.