Websites are a popular target for cyber-criminals, because they offer a platform for malicious activity. A hijacked website can be used for hosting malware downloads or phishing landing pages. Personal information stored in a website database about site users, including user names and passwords and other personal information can be extracted, decrypted, and sold on the Dark Web.
I have devoted many articles to properly securing WordPress websites. Now there is a solution from WordFence that can scan any website for malicious code. It is a new service called Gravityscan. Gravityscan provides:
- Daily fast scan for malware
- Scanning for known vulnerabilities
- Content safety check
- Checking for backdoors and remote access exploits
- Scheduled scannin
- Alerting via SMS
- Configurable email alerting
- Comprehensive checking more than 20 blacklists
- Trust badge for your website
- Great technical support
If you are running a website on the popular WordPress platform, Wordfence is a great security option. If your site is built on Joomla, Drupal, Weebly, Wix, Squarespace, Jimdo,or anything else, Gravityscan is a great security option for you. I encourage you to check it out.