The much your system gets older, the much it gets vulnerable. This happens due to various type of harmful Trojans and viruses which enter into your system through removable drives or the internet. Those detrimental things attack the backdated software and application of your computer as they are easy to get infected. There are many applications to scan your computer and find out the backdated stuffs. But most of them need to be installed into your computer. If you do not like such installation, you can scan your computer online with free online scanners.
There are lots of online scanner to help you identify the vulnerable applications. But, here we have brought the best and secured web tool by which you can scan the system online without having any trouble.
How to Scan your Computer Online
Secunia Online Software Inspector is a web-based application that scans thoroughly your computer online and lists out the older applications and software which should be updated. This online application loads a Java applet program at your browser to make itself working fine which needs Java to be installed at your system. As most of the computers are now java installed, there is nothing extra task to do.
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This service provides two modes of scanning after pressing the scan button. One is faster which takes 5-40 seconds according to the service providers. However, the duration may slightly vary depending on your internet connection.
The another is ‘Thorough System Inspection’ which can be enabled by clicking on the check box labeled as ‘Thorough System Inspection’. This option may take a long time, up to 10 minutes to complete the scan of your computer.
After completing the scanning, it gives the list of the software or applications that need to be updated. When I scanned my computer through this application, I got the following results.
I immediately started to update those application to secure my computer from the hackers.
Now, it is time to decide quickly whether you want to make your computer safe or leave it as a good target of the hackers.
How to Scan Your Android Device Online
Not only for the computers like Desktop/Laptop/note books, Secunia also has its security app for the Android. It investigates into your Android apps which are installed from both Google Play and external source. If it finds any vulnerability with any app, it alerts the user with possible solutions or security update to safeguard your device. It also alerts you showing whether any update is available for the apps that should be implemented for the security purpose.
The Smartphone security from Secunia works silently at the background of the smartphone and continues to alert the users whenever it finds any necessary steps that should be taken to be safe. After all, it’s free.
If you use your Android device to access the bank accounts, credit cards or any confidential materials, you must install it to protect yourself from the hacking attacks.
Few years ago, the Chinese hackers hacked Google and some other companies by using the security holes in the backdated software and applications. So, it is very important that you regularly check your PC or smartphone for the vulnerable software or apps. By scanning your devices online, you can prevent such hacking activities.