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Andrey Kucherov

Andrey Kucherov is researching new malware samples and backing signatures in his role as Malware Analyst in the Imunify360 antivirus team. He is an online security enthusiast, always ready to learn something new and share his knowledge. When away from the keyboard, he likes to travel, and is fond of reading deeply philosophical books.

Recent Posts

HiddenWasp: How to detect malware hidden on Linux & IoT

Jun 14, 2019 3:01:00 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in malware, iot, hiddenwasp, trojan


There’s a dangerous new malware affecting Linux and IoT devices known as HiddenWasp. In this article, I’ll dissect it to show you how it works and how you can stop it infecting your Linux server or IoT device.

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A post-hack survival guide: cleaning your website after being hacked

Jan 18, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in website, hacked, security, cleanup



Very often, web hosting administrators start to take security measures only after a website has been hacked. So, let us imagine the situation when ImunifyAV has been installed on such an infected server. All malware has been cleaned in one click, and all malicious activity has been stopped.

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When Linux antivirus lets you down: How to remove malware from a website manually

Jan 11, 2019 12:02:00 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in malware, cleanup


By Andrey Kucherov, Malware Analyst at Imunify360

The detection rates of anti-malware and antivirus scanners varies considerably. Knowing how to manually scan for and remove malware is an important and useful skill with which to confirm a scanner's effectiveness or compensate for its failings. In this article, Andrey Kucherov, Malware Analyst at Imunify360, describes some essential manual website malware detection and cleanup techniques. 

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