MainWP Sucuri extension overview
What is MainWP Sucuri extension
The MainWP Sucuri Extension uses Sucuri’s proprietary SiteCheck Tool to scan your sites. SiteCheck provides web-based malware scanning of your web sites using the latest in fingerprinting technology. It gives you a quick way to determine if your web applications are out of date, exploited with malware, or even blacklisted by popular search engines all directly from your MainWP Dashboard!
MainWp Sucuri is really easy to use. It adds SECURITY SCAN tab to each site’s Dashboard.
What it can do
MainWp Sucuri helps you scan your sites for security issues and offers you a quick way to fix them. According to it’s creators, it can:
- Malicious iframes
- Drive-By Downloads
- Anomaly detection
- IE-only attacks
- Suspicious redirections
- Blackhat SEO Spam
Also Check For
- Web Server Details
- List of Scanned URLs
- List of iFrames Included
The scan results tells you also if there are some other issues like directory browsing, accessible readme.html etc. It scans for things, attackers check in the fingerprinting stage of an attack and helps you hide them.
This extension is really good, but it has some problems that need to be fixed. One of the is the false positives. If the scan find readme.html file in the root directory, Sucuri flags it as an issue even if the file is not accessibe (returns 403 Forbidden). Similar thing is happening with the directory browsing results.