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Why is Symantec scanning my website for vulnerabilities? A little about Vulnerability Assessment


Article ID: 158028


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Endpoint Protection


Why is Symantec scanning my website for vulnerabilities? 


Symantec offers an opt-in service called Norton Trust Services that provides a vulnerability assessment service for websites. The websites in question that have opted in are given the option to add a Norton Secured Seal to their website showing they are a part of this service. 


Vulnerability Assessment Service uses the following IP addresses and server names:
•    VBLADEAF001  (
•    VBLADEAF002  (
•    VBLADEAF003  (
•    VBLADEAF004  (
•    VBLADEAF005  (
•    VBLADEAF006  (
•    VBLADEAF007  (
•    VBLADEAF008  (
•    VBLADEAF009  (
•    VBLADEAF010  (
For more information see: Vulnerability Assessment Key Services and Features

Additional details can be found in the Connect article Why am I getting IDS alerts on vulnerability scans from Symantec?