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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Acunetix heading to RSA Conference 2015

This year Acunetix are travelling to San Francisco to participate in the RSA Conference 2015. This week-long conference is annually attended by over 28,000 security professionals, making it the leading information security event in the world. Those attending will be able to meet Acunetix security experts face-to-face and find out what effective web vulnerability detection can do for […]

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Acunetix Deliver Talk to OWASP Charlotte Chapter

This Thursday 12 March, Acunetix Technical and QA Engineer Ian Muscat will be delivering a talk to the OWASP Charlotte Chapter. The focus of his talk will be on automated dynamic web application security testing, which is naturally his area of expertise. The talk will explore various techniques employed by dynamic scanners in order to […]

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FREAK first major SSL bug for 2015

If anyone thought that big bugs would end with (a disastrous) 2014, 2015 looks as though it will also cause network admins to fret. The first in the series of BIG bugs for 2015 has just been uncovered. Nicknamed FREAK, this vulnerability breaks SSL, allowing man in the middle attacks, drastically reducing the use of […]

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