Application Settings in Acunetix WVS

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) configuration settings can be accessed from Configuration > Application Settings in the Tools Explorer window pane. Application Updates In the Application Updates node you can configure when the application should check for both vulnerability and application updates. You can also configure the Proxy Server settings if your Internet connection must […]

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Acunetix Port Scanner

The Acunetix Port Scanner performs a port scan against the server hosting the scanned website. When open ports are found, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner will proceed with network level security checks against the network service running on that port, such as DNS Open Recursion tests, badly configured proxy server tests, weak SNMP community strings, and […]

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Acunetix WVS Input Fields

Many websites include web forms that capture visitor data, such as download forms. Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner can be configured to automatically submit random data or specific values to web forms during the crawl and scan stages of a security audit. By default, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner uses a generic submit rule that will submit generic […]

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