HouseCall for Home Networks checks for high risk vulnerabilities, with more vulnerabilities to be added in the future.
Examples of checked vulnerabilities:
HouseCall for Home Networks also checks devices for open ports.
You should use HouseCall for Home Networks frequently, as new vulnerabilities and network risks may appear after the first scan. Using HouseCall for Home Networks is free. HouseCall for Home Networks can also detect when new devices join your network.
HouseCall for Home Networks is limited to home network use.
Before using this on a network, you should be the administrator of the home network, or you should have access permission from the administrator. Additionally, you should be the administrator of the devices in the network which would be scanned by HouseCall for Home Networks, or you should have access permission from the administrator of the devices.
There is a maximum number of devices that can be scanned by HouseCall for Home Networks in a home network.
Devices must be on and connected to the network when a scan is performed. Additionally, because most mobile devices disconnect from Wi-Fi automatically in order to save battery power, they may not be detected.
The information shown depends on the network or device. You can edit device information on the device detail page.
The router may temporarily lock down after a scan, as a precautionary measure. It should unlock after a set time period, so you can try to access the administrative console later.
HouseCall for Home Networks checks for device risks in the network. Some security products might detect the scan as suspicious, and show a warning message or block user access.
Intel® Pentium® or compatible processor
256MB of RAM (512MB recommended)
At least 100MB available disk space
Microsoft® Windows® 8.x
Microsoft® Windows® 10 (all versions)
Microsoft® Windows® 11 (all versions)
Mac® OS 10.12 or later
Android 5.0 and later
iOS 8.0 or later