Acunetix Dishes Out Security Solution to Catertrax

Catertrax, one of Acunetix’ valued clients, have recently provided us with a case study of their use of the scanner and how it helps them to maintain their security and reassure their customers. ‘Acunetix has helped make our application stronger and given our clients the assurance that their data is safe.’ Benjamin De Point, VP […]

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Acunetix represented at national conference in Portugal

On 9, 10 April Acunetix partner RedShift consulting participated in the 1st NATO Cyber Defence Projects’s Conference “A Smart Approach to a Smarter Cyber Defence” in Portugal. The event aimed to enhance and reinforce international cooperation by stimulating the involvement of academia and industry at the NATO and National Cyber Defence capability development processes. RedShift Consulting were a Gold […]

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Acunetix detects new critical IIS server vulnerability CVE-2015-1635 (MS15-034)

Yesterday was Patch Tuesday – Microsoft’s monthly rendezvous with all administrators wanting to keep their Microsoft products up to date with all security patches. This was no ordinary Patch Tuesday for web administrators. MS15-034 contains a CRITICAL security update for Microsoft IIS which addresses a remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2015-034, which in simple terms, allows an attacker […]

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Heartbleed still affecting over 70% of top organisations

Despite first being disclosed in April of 2014, it seems that many of the top global organisations are still exposed to the Heartbleed vulnerability. In reports from threat intelligence agencies and the University of Maryland, estimates of susceptibility among the top 2000 global organisations ranges between 70 and 85%. While it’s believed many of these […]

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Acunetix attending CeBIT 2015 in Sydney

Acunetix, will be exhibiting at CeBIT, Sydney Olympic Park, Australia between 5-7 May 2015. Register Now with Promo Code acundk, selecting the expo+ pass to receive: A complimentary entry to the expo Access to one campus session Complimentary train ticket to/from Sydney Olympic Park. What’s On at CeBIT 2015? Connect with global thought leaders at the […]

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Acunetix Network Scans defend against Trojans and Backdoors

The task of keeping the systems running on the network perimeter and all the services exposed on the internet is substantial and ongoing. Considering that most network admins are time-starved, they can’t always be blamed for missing the latest security update for their software. A network security scan from the online version of Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner […]

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Lessons to Learn from the AllCrypt Hack

On March 18, 2015, AllCrypt, a small crypto currency exchange posted what may very well be one of their last posts on their blog. The Bitcoin exchange had been hacked, resulting in stolen crypto currency. The AllCrypt Team described the attack in detail in their blog post. The attacker managed to somehow get access to […]

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Cyber Security and the Data Protection Act

Records management company Iron Mountain have just published a report on public sector agencies, revealing that around 40% have suffered a data breach. It also noted that information security teams are under-resourced, lacking in the required skills or are performing roles above their grade. Considering the legal implications of a breach, let alone the potential […]

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Revamped Acunetix partner program brings online security opportunity to channel

A rapidly growing market, generous margins and free use of product for all partners London, 17 March 2015 – Website security expert Acunetix is expanding its partner program to include not only software resellers, but also professionals such as website providers, developers and designers. All websites need to be secure, therefore anyone involved in creating […]

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Political hacking – the latest cyber threat

Regardless if you believe North Korea were the culprits or not, everyone will acknowledge that since the Sony hack, we’ve all started to take cyber terrorism a little more seriously. You mean they don’t just want financial details and government intelligence? No, that’s right, terrorists are creative and now the whole world is hooked up […]

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