How can I integrate Acunetix WVS with another third party application?

Acunetix WVS offer command-line support, which provides similar functionality and is an easy way to integrate Acunetix WVS with other third party applications. If you wish to run the Acunetix WVS console application then you can run ‘wvs_console.exe’ from the … [+]

Why isn't my website's web technology listed in the scan wizard?

Why isn't my website's web technology listed in the scan wizard?

Acunetix WVS is designed to perform a web security scan by using a web application as an exploitable front-end, through which it can make contact with a web server. This approach ensures that WVS does not rely on specific compatible … [+]

VIDEO: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 - What's New?

VIDEO: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 – What’s New?

This brief presentation highlights the new exciting features of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8. We look forward to your comments. … [+]

FAQ: Where are Acunetix WVS files stored?

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 stores application settings, scan results and configuration information in different  files and directories. These are divided in three categories: Data directory, Application directory, and Scheduler Saves directory. You can browse to them from the main … [+]

FAQ: What additional features does Acunetix WVS include?

The following features complete the Acunetix WVS scanning arsenal: Innovative AcuSensor technology Web server configuration detection Web server security scan (Port Scanner) against services such as DNS, SSH etc Dictionary (brute force) attacker to test password strength of login pages … [+]

FAQ: How does Acunetix reduce false positives?

Acunetix WVS is a heuristic scanner and not a signature based scanner, which by design is an efficient way of reducing false positives. With the introduction of AcuSensor Technology, false positive reporting has been drastically reduced because vulnerability detection is no longer … [+]

FAQ: Why does Acunetix WVS detect pages that don’t exist on my website?

Some websites are designed to use custom 404 error pages instead of a web browser’s standard error page because they can be branded and made to contain links to other important pages. If your website uses custom 404 error pages … [+]

FAQ: I'm worried that a live directory or file might be risky to scan in realtime. What can I do?

Acunetix WVS features a directory and file filter which allows you to safely exclude specific URLs or directories from the scan. To create a directory filter: In the Tools Explorer, click ‘Configuration’ and then click ‘Settings’ in the main panel. … [+]

FAQ: How does the file type filtering system work?

Acunetix WVS can safely ignore certain file types which cannot be exploited by a hacker, and therefore cannot be considered as vulnerable. By ignoring these files types a scan will take less time to complete, and will be more efficient … [+]