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Gravityscan From the Makers of Wordfence


On 16th May 2017 Wordfence team has officially launched Gravityscan.com, a malware and vulnerability scanner that works on any website.

Gravityscan is free. You don’t need to install any software to use it. Simply visit https://www.gravityscan.com/ and enter your website URL. Then hit the “Launch Scan” button and Gravityscan will start examining your website to find out if you have been hacked, or if you have any security vulnerabilities. Go and run your first scan now! I’ll be here when you get back.

Gravityscan is designed specifically for websites. It is smart enough to detect if you are running WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento or vBulletin. Then it carefully examines each of those applications you have installed to find out if they have any vulnerabilities. It even detects the extensions you are running in each application and checks them for vulnerabilities.

Gravityscan includes advanced vulnerability detection for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento and vBulletin with the ability to perform a deep scan on those applications and identify security problems and vulnerabilities in the specific version of each application, extension, and plugin. Even if you aren’t running one of our supported web applications, Gravityscan does an excellent job of locating malware and other security problems on any website.

Some of Its Feature –

Vulnerability Scan – Discovering known security problems before an attacker can take advantage of them is one of the most important defensive measures you can take. We look for vulnerabilities in your operating system, web technologies, and content management systems. Hack yourself before someone else does!

Malware Scan – Signs of a hacked website can often elude a website owner for weeks or even months. Gravityscan looks for defacement, SEO spam, malicious redirects, phishing pages and other malicious content. Discovering a compromised site before search engines and your customers is criticial.h

Check For Thousands of Back Doors – When an attacker compromises your site, they often leave behind code that allows them to control your site remotely for malicious purposes. We check for thousands of known backdoor files every time we scan your site.

Comprehensive Blacklist Check – We check over 20 different search engine, spam and malicious site blacklists during every scan. Landing on just one blacklist can have a significant impact on your SEO rankings, site traffic, and email delivery. Protect your business and reputation by staying off of them.

Content Safety – If SEO matters to your business, you need to keep a close eye on your content and who you’re linking to. Gravityscan checks your content and the sites you link to for anything that might hurt your SEO rankings or get your site blacklisted.

They also have a premium server where you can schedule a scan, Configure alerts and get support from gravityscan.