How to Scan a Shopping Cart with an Automated Security Scanner

How to Scan a Shopping Cart with an Automated Security Scanner

Many of today’s large scale websites are template based. This means that most of the website pages which users visit are usually built from the same template file. Thus it is normal for a template based websites to be made … [+]

What Exactly Are the “Session-in” and “Session-out” Patterns?

What Exactly Are the “Session-in” and “Session-out” Patterns?

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) uses “session-in” and “session-out” patterns in order to detect if a logged in session on your website is invalidated and if need to be re-established. Acunetix WVS uses the recorded login sequence defined by the … [+]

FAQ: How can I copy My Scanning Profiles from One Computer to Another?

FAQ: How can I copy My Scanning Profiles from One Computer to Another?

An Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Scanning Profile defines which tests to launch against the target website. For example, if you wish to test a website against Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, simply select the XSS Scanning Profile. You can also create a … [+]

Can I Have Different Web Scanning Profiles?

Can I Have Different Web Scanning Profiles?

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner ( WVS ) offers you the ability to choose specific types of attacks to run against your site, such as SQL injection or Cross-Site Scripting attacks. You can select the desired attacks and save them as different Web … [+]

FAQ: How Can I Scan Large Websites with Multiple Instances of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

FAQ: How Can I Scan Large Websites with Multiple Instances of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

In order to save time scanning websites, you can run multiple instances of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (up to 2 concurrent scans or up to 10 concurrent scans depending on your license), allowing you to scan numerous websites at the … [+]

FAQ: How do I Scan Multiple Websites with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

FAQ: How do I Scan Multiple Websites with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

Running multiple instances of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) allows you to scan multiple websites simultaneously. Each instance can scan one website at a time – you can have up to two instances of all Acunetix WVS editions or up … [+]

FAQ: How Long does Web Scanning take with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

FAQ: How Long does Web Scanning take with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

The time required for web scanning with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) varies depending on the size and complexity of the target website, the response time of the web server, the type of scan you are running (Quick, Heuristic or … [+]

FAQ: Large log files fill up your Hard Disk when using Acunetix WVS

When running several large scans (using the Scheduler, for example), you may encounter a situation where you run out of hard disk space for the logs generated by the scans. It would be useful to be able to redirect the … [+]

FAQ: Avoid getting your website blocked after scanning with Acunetix WVS

After using Acunetix WVS on a website, the hosting provider may block your IP address so you are not capable of accessing your own website anymore. After requesting the hosting provider, the site becomes available again. How can you configure or use … [+]

How can I troubleshoot AcuSensor Technology issues when scanning .NET applications?

How can I troubleshoot AcuSensor Technology issues when scanning .NET applications?

When you inject a .NET application using the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Injector, the output of the status window should look like the screen shot below.  In this example, 8 files were injected.  In some cases, not all the files/assemblies from … [+]