Generic Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: Does MTvScan scan subdomains of a given domain?

A: Yes, MTVScan will also scan subdomains of your website, but you need to mention those subdomains in the additional domain field while you schedule your scan.

Q: Can MTvScan schedule website scan as per user time frame?

A: Yes, MTvScan can schedule scans as per user time frame so that it won't affect user website during peak time. User will be provided with a custom scan option where he can set his time frame.

Q: What is OS Detection in MTvScan?

A : OS Detection is one of the striking features of MTvScan. Most of the time website is coded very securely and is very hard to crack so, hackers target website server Operating System. MtvScan predicts your Operating System and lists down vulnerabilities regarding that website.

Q: How exactly does MTvScan Ports remotely?

A: MTvScan checks for all ports on the server. It finds out all open ports and services/products running on those ports. It checks those products in vulnerability database and alerts if any product is vulnerable.

Q:Does MTvScan installs any agents on my website?

A : MTvScan does not install any agent. MTvScan also takes care that it sends you harmless requests and payloads which will not affect performance and availability of the user website.

Q : What is WAF?

A : A web application firewall (WAF) is an appliance, server plugin, or filter that applies a set of rules to an HTTP conversation. Generally, these rules cover common attacks such as cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection. By customizing the rules to your application, many attacks can be identified and blocked. The effort to perform this customization can be significant and needs to be maintained as the application is modified.

Q : What is Content Change Monitoring and it's usage?

A : Content Change Monitoring compares the current state of your website with the snapshot of your website which was taken by you earlier and informs if any changes are observed on the website.

Q : Is Authentication Based Scanning supported by MTvScan?

A : Yes, MTvScan supports authentication based scanning viz. htaccess and web based authentication.

Q : What do you mean by a CSRF vulnerability?

A : Cross-site request forgery, also known as one-click attack or session riding and abbreviated as CSRF or XSRF, is a type of malicious exploit of a website where unauthorized commands are transmitted from a user that the website trusts. Unlike cross-site scripting (XSS), which exploits the trust a user has for a particular site, CSRF exploits the trust that a site has in a user's browser.

Q : Does MTVSCan detects CMS? If Yes, then which types of CMS are detected?

A : Yes, CMS is detected in MTvScan. Types of CMS that are detected and scanned are Wordpress, Joomla, vBulletin and Drupal.

Q : How do I get my domain off the phishtank blacklist?

A : Please visit the following page: http://www.phishtank.com/contact.php and follow the instructions for reporting an incorrect phishing page.

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