Our 360° website security scanner checks your website for common vulnerabilities, including phishing exploits, SQL injection flaws, and cross-site scripting. It checks your URLs, submits forms, posts comments and performs other tests to find the application vulnerabilities hackers use to break in. SiteLock’s SMART malware removal tool automatically removes malware - no action needed from you. Our security system not only protects you and your customers, it keeps your website from being blacklisted by search engines. You can check your latest scan results anytime via our easy-to-read online dashboard. It delivers real-time reports in English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Polish and Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), with more languages to come. For really thorny problems, SiteLock maintains an award-winning team of online security professionals ready to step in and get you back online in a hurry.
With a simple change to your website’s DNS records (and with no hardware or software required), your website traffic will be seamlessly routed through SiteLock’s global network of high-powered servers. WAF screens your incoming traffic in real-time, blocking the latest web threats (e.g. SQL injection attacks, scrapers, malicious bots, comment spammers) and thwarting triple-digit gigabit DDoS attacks. With advanced WAF settings, you can control the interactions visitors can have with your website and block most attacks. WAF takes just five minutes to set up.
An SSL certificate secures the information passed back and forth between visitors and your website (i.e. credit card information, login name and password) but it can't find malware or the vulnerabilities hackers use to break in and do damage. SiteLock not only finds vulnerabilities and malware, it automatically removes them from your website using our SMART malware removal tool. It complements your SSL certificate, making your website hack-proof.
All the actual file scanning happens on SiteLock servers, so your site will not be affected during the scan itself. The very first time SiteLock scans a site, it will take some time to download the files to SiteLock's servers. This may have a minor effect on your site’s performance, especially for larger sites. But as the days go by, SiteLock will be downloading fewer files because it will only pull new and changed files down to the server. This should reduce the impact SiteLock has during scans.
This depends on the size of the site, how many files there are, etc. Each file is scanned very rapidly, and the actual scanning happens on SiteLock’s server, so the total wait you experience is: Time to download + time to scan + time to upload.