RandomStorm recently launched the WPScan WordPress Security Tool, a free scanner designed to help WordPress admins scan their WordPress installations for vulnerabilities.

"Developed by penetration tester Ryan Dewhurst for the security management and compliance vendor, it said that the WordPress Scanner software enables users to check for any plug-ins or vulnerabilities that could leave blogs and websites open to hackers," SC Magazine reports.


"The WordPress Scanner is a black box tool developed using the Ruby programming language," the article states.

Go to "RandomStorm launches WordPress application scanner" to read the details.

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