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Does MalCare scan all the files on my website?
By default, MalCare scans only WordPress files. However, you can also add non-WordPress files and then run a scan.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:42 PM
Does MalCare scan my website's database?
MalCare is working on enabling scanning of the database. Sign up for our newsletter and be the first one to know when the feature arrives. 
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:44 PM
What are skipped files?
By default, MalCare scans only WordPress files. Skipped files are non-WordPress files. However, MalCare allows you to add non-WordPress files and then run a...
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:45 PM
What are skipped tables?
By default, MalCare scans only WordPress tables. Skipped files are non-WordPress tables. However, you can also add other tables and then run a scan.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:45 PM
How many times does MalCare auto-scan a website?
MalCare auto-scans a website once every 24 hours.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:49 PM
What is a false positive?
At MalCare we care about our customers. That is why we don’t want you to be distracted by false alarms. MalCare notifies you only if a harmful malware has b...
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:49 PM
How does MalCare detect complex malware?
MalCare scans all your website WordPress files beyond just signatures and evaluates it automatically using powerful technology with the collective knowledge...
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:49 PM
Are Deep Scans truly automatic?
Yes. By automatic we do not mean, we take over the working of your website, but instead, help you run your site successfully, side by side. MalCare performs...
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:53 PM
How does MalCare avoid overloading website server?
MalCare performs all the heavy lifting of scanning your entire site WordPress files on its own. It does not use your site resources. MalCare runs its securi...
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:54 PM
Why is it important that MalCare detects malware earlier than other security plugins?
The objective of a good security plugin is to find malware. MalCare goes beyond by pinpointing exact nature and location of any malware detected on your sit...
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 at 5:54 PM