Every day hundreds of thousands of new website malware variants are released on the internet. Although typically associated with Drupal and vulnerable WordPress sites, malware can be injected in any vulnerable website.
Malware is malicious code that is injecting into your website’s source code via exploitable security vulnerabilities. Hence is a byproduct of a vulnerable website. It can be used for blackhat SEO, to steal customer and sensitive information, lock down a website for ransom (also known as ransomware), or even to completely take over a website.
So to avoid security issues and infected files with malware, trojans and other type of malicious code, and having to use a website file scanner or manually do malware detection on every individual web page, you should scan your website for vulnerabilities with the Netsparker web application security scanner. If the malicious hackers do not find any security vulnerabilities to exploit, they cannot infect your website with malware.
Website owners must take web application security seriously, and ensure their websites and web servers are secured properly. This is especially true for e-commerce websites which handle customer information and cardholder data. After all, hackers are working overtime to gain access to the sensitive data on your website. There have also been many high-profile website breaches in recent years--involving major retailers as well as government agencies. Many of these attacks are carried out once the attacker gains access to web databases containing customer information, by exploiting a SQL injection or a similar vulnerability. That's why automatically scanning your websites routinely to make sure they are free of vulnerabilities is a must.
Modern web applications and web services are full of complexities, and as such, many security scanners can’t adequately crawl and scan them. Your business needs a tool that will properly scan large and complex websites and applications quickly. Netsparker features a highly-optimized crawler that is fast, efficient, and dead accurate, all without generating false positives. Further, it is able to immediately scale to scan thousands of web applications without any issues.
What’s more, in Netsparker it is possible optimize the speed at which a website security scan runs, ensuring that even high-traffic sites can be scanned without affecting their performance. You can also schedule web vulnerability scans to run at specific times of a day, week or month, or even define your own custom schedule.
Netsparker allows you to produce quick reports easily. After a web vulnerability scan is complete, Netsparker can instantly generate a wide variety of technical and regulatory and compliance reports such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, OWASP Top 10 compliance and many others. Additionally, Netsparker can be easily integrated in the SDLC so it can automatically export discovered vulnerabilities to issue trackers such as Atlassian JIRA, GitHub and Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS).
Find out today why our clients do not need malware scanning tools and have so much confidence in the ability of our web security tools to identify security vulnerabilities. Sign up for a free trial of Netsparker today. Our system is easy to use and deploy, and to integrate into your existing web security program, SDLC and DevOps environments. Try Netsparker's on premises edition, which runes on Windows, or the hosted online scanner to see why we are rated best-in-class by many users across many industries.