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Will my Website be negatively affected by the scanner?

This article will relieve you of the concerns that the scanner may have a negative effect on your website.

The Crashtest Security Scanner does perform attacks against you website. This means there will be load on your system. This load can be controlled via the "throttling" option in our preferences. 

The attacks performed are non harmfull in nature, this means we will not delete any data or use any "drop table" commands. So you can run them on your all of your systems. Crashtest Security advises to run them on a dedicated staging or test system, they can however also be run on Production.