The second in our series of domain scanners is the very popular MageReport
MageReport: Magento only domain scanner
MageReport is a popular online security scanning tool specifically designed for Magento. It helps Magento store owners and administrators assess the security status of their websites by scanning for vulnerabilities, potential threats, and security issues.
Here are some key features and information about MageReport:
- Security Scanning: conducts automated scans of Magento websites to identify known security vulnerabilities and threats. It checks for issues such as outdated software, weak passwords, missing security patches, and common misconfigurations.
- Database of Vulnerabilities: maintains an extensive database of known Magento vulnerabilities and issues. It cross-references your website’s configuration and version against this database to identify potential risks.
- Detailed Reports: After scanning your Magento site, MageReport provides detailed reports outlining any security concerns it discovers. These reports include information on the severity of the issues and recommendations on how to address them.
- Security Patch Status: can check whether your Magento installation has the latest security patches installed. Maintaining up to date software remains best practice for any online store.
- Easy to Use: Type your URL in. That is it. The site does the rest.
- Continuous Monitoring: Some versions of MageReport offer continuous monitoring capabilities, which means it can periodically scan your website for new vulnerabilities and notify you if any are detected.
- Community and Commercial Versions: originally started as a free tool and later introduced a paid commercial version with additional features and support for enterprise-level users.
The free version continues to provide valuable security information.
MageReport is a useful tool for identifying potential security issues in your Magento store. In addition to regularly updating your Magento installation and extensions MageReport is a quick and effective tool. Additionally, MageReport’s capabilities and features may evolve over time, so it’s a good idea to check their website periodically for the most up-to-date information.