Why do I need Website Protection Site Scanner if you host my website?
NOTE:Some features in this article are only available in the full version of Site Scanner. For more information on how to upgrade, see Upgrading from Website Protection Malware Scanner to Website Protection Site Scanner.
We use multiple security tools on the server that hosts your website, and while we take responsibility to patch and update the server, operating system and other server applications, you are responsible for keeping your website and your Web applications or plugins up to date and clear of security threats.
Software companies frequently release updates to Web applications, such as content management systems like WordPress® or Joomla!®, and you must install those updates. Old or outdated applications are vulnerable to security threats.
Website Protection Site Scanner helps you keep your site secure by identifying weaknesses that a hacker can use to steal your customers' information, vandalize your site, or infect visitors with spyware and viruses.
To learn more, please see What is a Web application vulnerability?
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