Scan My WP uses an external WordPress security scanner (api.scanmywp.com) developed by wpWave from the ground up. We use industry standard open source tools to scan your website in order to gain insights on the potential security weaknesses in your website. List of tools we use to scan your website (growing rapidly):
wpscan (WordPress Vulnerability Scanner)
nikto (Web Security Scanner)
wfuzz (Common Files and Folders Checker)
These are some tools used by professional ethical hackers and penetration testers to test security weaknesses in a website specially WordPress.
Use our plugin to know about your website’s security vulnerabilities before the bad guys do!
Compatible with the Hide My WP plugin