How to keep your website safe with SShield

Keeping a website safe from hacker attacks and clean from malware should be one of the top priorities of any webmaster, regardless of whether they are managing a small startup or a small startup. in charge of a large-scale enterprise. The logic is simple – as technology advances, more and more people and businesses “move” online, which is bound to attract unwanted attention.

But what can we do with it?

Well, Scala Hosting Teampointed out the importance of website securityand has ensured all clients are continuously aware of the status of their projects.

All this happens in SPanel.

About SPanel

SPanel is a unique platform developed by Scala that simplifies account and server management , allowing even inexperienced users to easily build a website on an openable platform. Wide resource packing. SPanel Freight an intuitive graphical interface that helps you manage domains, files, databases, emaill and more. You also have control over the server environment with useful monitoring tools and access to many options for new accounts.

In terms of security, Scala Hostingthere is another surprise for our users – ourselves SShield .

Introducing SShield

SShield is all about securityserver. This real-time monitoring tool is designed to detect malicious behavior and prevent hackers from tracking them. SShieldIs fully automated and requires little or no interaction from the client as long as everything goes well.

Website Security SolutionsScala's uniqueness has proven its effectiveness with a track record of over 99.998% successful hack detection . As soon as SShield detects any suspicious behavior – it immediately sends a notification to the administrator letting them know the security holewhere and what they can do with it.

Usually, when the carrier of goods and services storesdetect malicious progress directly on one of their servers – they immediately block the entire account and all related services . This can be a huge inconvenience and can easily cost an online business tons of money while their website is down. In comparison, SShield takes the initiative and allows the user sufficient time to take appropriate actions to resolve the issue.

SShield is now integrated with SPanel

Until now, SShield has been quietly working behind the scenes. Scala Tools already live on all managed VPS solutionsFor a while now, fight spam and malware like a trusted knight.

But our customers are curious – what does this SShield look like, how does it proceed live, how can we interact with it? Questions even appear in the SPanel Feature Request Forum.

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Scala HostingWe 've always been a community-driven company above all, so we quickly got our developers to work on making SShield more inclusive, allowing for a more hands-on user approach. After just a few months, we are now delighted to have freight becoming fast into SShield right from our SPanel platform .

You can find the option in the Tools section in the UI and it's just one click away.

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SShield . Dashboard

Once inside the SShield control panel, you'll see a few options and some help to show you the wires. From the drop-down menu, you can select a specific domain for security scanningmanually or keep the default option to check all .

SShield Scan Events are where all the magic is happening. As you'll see, there's already a scan in progress here, which is the automatic monitoring of freight by our platform. When you add new manual scans for certain domains – they will also appear in this section.

Usually, if everything is malware-free, you'll get a green tick next to your scan, like this:

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If anything suspicious is detected, SShield will indicate it with a red X and also notify the server administrator that there is a pending disaster.

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If the user does not respond, the system will continue to send daily alerts without taking your site offline . This will continue until you take the appropriate steps to fix the problem.

Option SShield

Now that SShield has found some malicious files, what exactly can we do with them? Clicking the blue Action button next to your scan will bring up four options:

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•    Results show – this indicates the exact path(s) where the malware can be detected. If you are not sure what is in this URL – you can open your website directory via FTPor File Manager and browse to the right place.

•    Rescan – this option is necessary whenever you have done some tedious malware removal and want to double check that your site is now completely clean.

•    Removal – SShield allows you to remove infected files directly instead of using FTP/File Manager to find them . This procedure is permanent and deletes data from your account.

•    Exclusion – if you are not sure if the detected malware is indeed legitimate and necessary for your project – simply exclude it from the scan. Essentially, this proceeds directly as whitelisting and letting SShield know they don't need to worry about suspicious files.

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The future for SShield

SShield is still in active development , so you can expect even more improvements in the near future. Scala Hosting 's R&D TeamI'm keeping a close eye on the Feature Request Forumand they've proven how quickly and efficiently we can get a user's recommendation to get enough attention.

In addition, SShield learns from himself. Hackers are getting more and more creative in their attacks, so the security systemYours keeps up better, otherwise it will quickly become obsolete. This is why our SShield is algorithmically shippedMachine learning allows the tool to extend its capabilities to the many different types of malware it encounters.

Of course, there is no solution in the world that is 100% disaster-safe, but SShield certainly always aims to be as close as possible.


Scala believes that every customer should feel safe and secure, no matter if they host a small blog or a booming online store. Network securitywill continue to be one of our top priorities, starting from data centers to individual customer sites. Follow our blog for more news or just contact Scala Operators and they will be glad to tell you more about SShield.