Akeeba Backup for WordPress

#39608 Server shows infected file

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Latest post by tampe125 on Tuesday, 10 October 2023 08:32 CDT


I had to restore a Joomla setup to another server, so I  downloaded the kickstart fie for Joomla & uploaded to the host server.

The server blocked the file, stating that it is infected. Screenshot is attached.


Akeeba Staff


that's a false positive, most likely there are some patterns that are triggering your host malware scanner.

For the records, as soon as you complete the restoration you should remove that file, since is no longer useful.

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