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Is Your Security Appliance Hackable?

In the late 90’s, businesses embraced the internet; they connected their networks and servers to the internet so their data can be accessed from anywhere around the world. This was a new era that gave businesses the opportunity to grow … [+]

The Thinking Man - a new blog post from Acunetix

Logical and Technical Vulnerabilities – What they are and how can they be detected?

Web vulnerabilities can be split into two distinct groups; Technical Vulnerabilities and Logical Vulnerabilities. Technical vulnerabilities can be found by using automated processes, such as scanning a website with a web vulnerability scanner. On the other hand, logical vulnerabilities can … [+]

The US National Vulnerability Database was hacked on 8th March 2013

The US National Vulnerability Database was Hacked and Infected with Malware

The US National Vulnerability Database has been hacked and infected with malware on the 8th of March 2013. Until today, the same place from where both black hats and white hats get information about existing software vulnerabilities, is still offline … [+]

New Build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

New Acunetix WVS Build Includes ISO 27001 Template

We’ve just released a new version of Acunetix WVS version 8 – build 20121213 – which includes several new security checks such as the new module that tests Slow HTTP Denial of Service attacks like Slowloris. We’ve also added a good … [+]

Automate more with the new Acunetix WVS 8 build

Automate more with the new Acunetix WVS 8 build

The new Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner build number 20121106 includes a number of new features, new security checks, product improvements and as well bug fixes. To help web security experts automate their work, in this new build we included a … [+]

Directory Listing and Information Disclosure

Directory Listing and Information Disclosure

Directory listing is a web server function that displays a list of all the files when there is not an index file, such as index.php and default.asp in a specific website directory. … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8 build 20121003 released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8 build 20121003 released

The new Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 build includes a new crawler feature to automatically ignore duplicate input schemes in the same directory. With this new crawler feature, scans will take less time to complete and less traffic is generated … [+]

Configuring Automatic Session Detection in Acunetix WVS

Configuring Automatic Session Detection in Acunetix WVS

When scanning a website with a passwords protected area, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner uses user specified ‘In Session’ or ‘Out of Session’ patterns to determine if the logged in session is still valid or not. If the logged in session … [+]

New Features and Security Checks Added to Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8

New Features and Security Checks Added to Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8

The new build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner released today includes a number of new features, new security checks and also a number of bug fixes. Ideal for scanning and securing today’s complex custom web applications, the main new feature … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8 Build 20120808 Released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8 Build 20120808 Released

We are pleased to announce an updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 (WVS 8). The new build 20120808 offers a number of new security checks for several different well known web applicatoins, improvements and also a number bug … [+]