Magento Security Scan Tool and Patch Checker

If you’re running a Magento Ecommerce site, it’s very important you keep your site up to date with the latest updates and patches.  There’s a few Security Scan Tools and Patch Checkers out there to make your life easier.

The first scanner we suggest you use would be Magento’s own Security Tool.

Magento Security Scan Tool
This scanner and patch checker will be the most robust option since it’s right from Magento’s creators.

You will need to be registered on Magento’s site and verify you are the owner of the domain to use this scanning tool. Use one of the alternate scanning tools if you do not want to have to verify you are the site own etc.

The Mage Report Scan Tool & Patch Checker
If you don’t want to register your site, this would be the second choice for scanning your Magento site for patches and vulnerabilities.

Why is Magento a Target For Payment theft?

Magento is one of the more targeted CMS’s for stealing payment information. This is because Magento is an Ecommerce platform and generally Payments are being made through the website.

Just like every other Content Management System (CMS) out there, they are huge targets for hackers because the majority of sites use one to power their websites.

 

 

 

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