How to Run a BackupBuddy Malware Scan

Posted OnFeb 22, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

In this section of the guide to the BackupBuddy plugin, we will take a look at the Malware Scan area.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) From the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, navigate to BackupBuddy -> Malware Scan.

You’ll see the malware scan begin.


Once the scan is complete, a report generates with the following details:

  • Your current malware infection status
  • Web server details (site, hostname, IP address and system details)
  • Web application (details, versions, notices, errors and warnings)
  • Links
  • Local javascript
  • External javascript
  • Iframes included
  • Blacklisting status
Malware scan results are cached for one hour.

This concludes our guide of the BackupBuddy plugin.

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