The check includes
The security check uses advanced scanning techniques. We scan your website for known vulnerabilities. Our check tries to identify your installed WordPress installation, as well as your plugins and themes and sees if they are up to date. Scan your website now and get a free security report.
WordPress is generally considered to be safe if it is up-to-date. However, an outdated WordPress installation increases the risk of hacker attacks. Our free security scan checks the version of your WordPress installation and informs you about security risks.
WordPress plugins can pose a security risk. In the plugin directory of WordPress there are often plugins of low code quality, which can endanger your WordPress installation. Furthermore, keeping outdated plugins installed is risky. Therefore, only use plugins that are actively maintained. Our free security scan checks the version of your WordPress plugins and informs you about security issues.
Themes can also have vulnerabilities. Poorly written, insecure, or outdated theme code is one of the most common ways for attackers to hack your WordPress site. Since themes are potential sources of vulnerabilities, you should only download and install WordPress themes from reputable sources. Scan your installed WordPress theme for vulnerabilities with our free security check.