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Acunetix WVS v9.5 build 20140902 detects even more vulnerabilities

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9.5 build 20140902 has been updated to include new vulnerability checks, including detection of Hibernate Query Injection, format strings vulnerabilities, MySQL username disclosure and others, including some, in well-known web applications. This new build also … [+]

AopSec USA 2014

Visit Acunetix Stand at OWASP AppSec USA 2014

Acunetix will be sponsoring and exhibiting at this year’s OWASP AppSec USA. The event will be held from 16th to the 19th September at the Denver Marriott City Center, Denver, USA. AppSec USA is a world-class software security conference for developers, auditors, risk managers, … [+]

RATs vs Worms

Danger: Open Ports – Remote Access Trojans (RATs) vs Worms

Having a good antivirus solution gives a warm, fuzzy feeling of safety: you know that your assets are virus free and that your network is secure. However, most antivirus solutions cannot detect Remote Administration Tools (aka Remote Access Trojans  or … [+]

Help Net Security

How important is website security?

In an interview on Help Net Security, Acunetix’ Product Manager Nicholas Sciberras, illustrates why website security should be a priority in any organization. He talks about the challenges involved in auditing website security, illustrates the pros and cons of using remote … [+]

POS security

POS Security: Are my POS terminal credentials up for sale?

There is a black market for stolen credit card information: you can shop online for credit card data for prices between 20$ and 100$ per item. Underground websites like Silk Road (today Silk Road 2.0) offer the possibility to acquire … [+]

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Acunetix Sponsors RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2014

Acunetix will be exhibiting as a Silver Sponsor at the RSA Conference in Singapore this year. The event will be held from 22nd till 23rd July at Marina Bay Sands. The conference will host a series of IT security-related workshops … [+]

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E-commerce: The Real Cost of Convenience

The e-commerce business has been growing exponentially for the past 10 years. Hundreds of thousands of businesses have moved online and millions of users have taken their shopping to the Internet. During this rush, everyone seems to ignore security, as … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

Prevent Your Network Getting Hacked with a Free Acunetix Security Scan

Free scan will identify network security issues including the feared Heartbleed to allow businesses to fix them in time London, June 17, 2014 – The recent Heartbleed vulnerability has highlighted the urgent need for more network level security scanning. In … [+]

DDOS-attack

Analysis of an Intrusion: DOS Attack

What is DOS? Denial of Service (DOS) attacks are a type of malicious activity aimed at disrupting the availability of a server or service so it can no longer deliver its functionality. Such attacks are motivated either politically (e.g. rival … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

Acunetix and ComGuard Renew Partnership

London, June 3 2014 – Acunetix, a global leader in web application security scanning has announced its renewed partnership with ComGuard, a leading value-added distributor for Networking and IT Security Products in the MENA Region. This collaboration will continue to allow organizations of all … [+]