IT Consultants can now Create Scan Targets per Customer

Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner (OVS) allows you to configure child accounts from within your Acunetix OVS account, thereby delegating some scanning and reporting tasks. This is a great feature for enterprise administrators who need to delegate the security tasks for the company’s websites and front-end servers to multiple IT administrators or security personnel. A company […]

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How to scan an HTTP password protected area

There are 2 types of password protected areas: HTTP Password protected areas: These are generally managed by the web server, and the user is prompted with a password dialog. Form-based restricted areas: This type of authentication is handled by the web application. The credentials are requested using a web form. This article explains how to […]

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Scanning for Heartbleed using Acunetix

Soon after the Heartbleed bug was made public, Acunetix released an update to detect the vulnerability in websites and web applications. The script that detects this is called Heartbleed_Bug.script, and is included in the following Scanning Profiles: Default High_Risk_Alerts The newly created heartbleed profile The Heartbleed bug is considered to be one of the most […]

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