OpenCart Antivirus Site Protection (by

OpenCart Antivirus Site Protection (by

Opencart Antivirus Site Protection is the security module to prevent/detect and remove malicious viruses and suspicious codes.
It detects: backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, fraudtools, adware, spyware, hidden links, redirection and etc.
Opencart Antivirus Site Protection scans not only theme files, it scans and analyzes all the files of your Opencart website (theme files, all the files of the modules, files in upload folder and etc).

This module will be especially useful for everybody who downloads Opencart themes and modules from torrents and websites with free stuff instead of purchase the original copies from the developers. You will be shocked, how many free gifts they have inside

Main features:

  • Deep scan of every file on your website.
  • Daily update of the virus database.
  • Heuristic Logic feature.
  • Quarantine & Malware removal feature.
  • Alerts and Notifications in admin area and by email.
  • Daily cron feature.
  • Scanner can detect a wide list of malware types.
  • Whitelist solution after manual review.
  • Possibility to upload suspicious files to server for review by experts.
  • View Security reports online.

Protect your website before the problems come. Monitor your website and minimize incident time with our automated scans.

Opencart Antivirus Site Protection module is a great solution for all website owners. It was developed by our engineers who has a many years experience in website security. Our module intelligently crawl your website and identify all possible infections and backdoors on your website. Every day we update database and add new logics and functions (Heuristic Logic feature) to keep your website safe.

Here is the list of malware types what our scanner can detect:

  • MySQL and JavaScript injections(There is a lot of different attacks on your website but the most popular type and the easiest is probably MySQL injection. Our scanner will help you detect all possible issues with JavaScript and MySQL)
  • Website Defacements(When hackers break in to your website they can change the appearance of your website or a webpage. We have set up a feature that can help you prevent any changes on your website)
  • Hidden iFrames(If hacker gets an access to your website Ftp they usually set up a hidden iFrame. That way they can use your website to get the viruses on your visitors computers)
  • PHP Mailers(Sometimes hackers use your website to send a SPAM emails from your web server. Our smart scanning module was made to detect all possible PHP mailing scripts on your website and prevent your website from sending SPAM)
  • Social Engineering Attacks(There are a lot of social engineering methods to get an access to your website. Our scanning software will help you to protect your website)
  • Phishing Page Detection(Hackers can install a phishing page on your website without you knowing it. Sometimes they can use your website)
  • Redirects
  • Website Backdoors(Allow to get full control on website and server)
  • Website Anomalies
  • Drive-by-Downloads
  • Cross Site Scripting(XSS)
  • .htaccess(Hack Detection)
  • Rootkitsand variants of this type of malware
  • Trojan horses
  • Internet worms
  • Fraudtools
  • Adware and spyware scrips and much more…

How it works:

  1. Registration. To communicate with SiteGuarding API, your website has to get session access key. Module sends information about your website (domain and email) to SiteGuarding server. After successful registration your website will get unique access key. Please note: This action requires your permission and confirmation (nothing will be sent to SiteGuarding server without your permission).
  2. Scan process. During the scanning process, module will read all the files of your website and will analyze them. Information about the files with suspicious codes will be sent to SiteGuarding server for extra analyze and for report generation. Generated report will be sent back to you (the copy of the report you will get by email)Please note: Module sends and receives the data to API.


Installation Instructions

1. Go to your Opencart Admin Panel > System > Settings > FTP. Enter your data to form and click "Save". (Disable it after installation )

2. Go to Extensions > Extension Installer. Choose the archive to be added to the your website.

3. Go to Extensions > Extensions. Select the "Modules" . Install the Opencart Antivirus module.

4. Go to Extensions > Modifications . Click the refresh button.

5. Reload this page. Go to Antivirus on the Opencart dashboard. Register your website.

Q: Will Opencart Antivirus Site Protection module slow my site down?

A: Absolutely No.

How often do you update your virus database?

A: When we find a new malware code, we analyze it and add the malware signature to our database. Once per day, sometimes 2-3 times per day.

My website is hacked, can you help to clean it and protect?

A: Yes, we provide this kind of services. But it’s not free. For more information please contact us (

Q: Opencart Antivirus Site Protection did not find any infected files, but Heuristic Analyze says that some files can be infected. Can you review these file?

A: Yes, we can do it. If you have PRO version of Opencart Antivirus Site Protection, it will be free of charge.

Q: Something wrong with my website, but all scanners and monitors say that it’s clean. Can you manually analyze the files of my website and fix the problem if it exists?

A: Yes, we provide this kind of services. But it’s not free. For more information please contact us (

Q: Opencart Antivirus Site Protection found malware on my website. What should I do?

A: If you have PRO version of Opencart Antivirus Site Protection, you can contact us and we will clean your website for free of charge. If you have basic version, you can try to clean your website by yourself. E.g. you can simple delete the file with malware code. BUT you need to be sure that it’s not a part of your website. Sometimes hackers modify important files of the website and hide their malware codes inside of these files. If you simple delete these files, your website will stop to work. We advice to get PRO version and our security experts will clean your website.


  • Developed by OpenCart Community
  • Documentation Included



Last Update
14 Jan 2018

17 Jul 2017
Member since: 8 Jun 2017

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