Suggest ideas and participate in the evolution of Acunetix WVS

Since its conception in 2005, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner has provided a comprehensive set of security analysis tools to countless web designers, administrators, and consultants around the world; and has successfully protected thousands of web applications from the ever-present threat of hackers. Over the years, the numerous customers and testers of WVS have contributed priceless […]

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Using Acunetix HTTP Editor Tool

In this video we focus on the advanced penetration testing tool, HTTP Editor Tool, that is bundled with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner. We begin by hacking a website using a source code disclosure vulnerability that was discovered using Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner and proceed to explain how we did the hack and how the HTTP […]

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How to choose a web vulnerability scanner

A must read interview for anyone who is interested in evaluating web vulnerability scanners.  In this interview we discuss the process of choosing a web vulnerability scanner and underline several factors that should be taken into consideration in the decision-making process. Which is the best web vulnerability scanner out there? This question has been haunting […]

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Creating custom vulnerability checks for Acunetix WVS

Vulnerability checks in Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner consists of two files; *.script – The actual vulnerability check written in JavaScript.  Such scripts are stored in the <C:ProgramDataAcunetix WVS 8DataScripts> directory. *.xml – This file contains all the documentation related to the vulnerability description, such as vulnerability details, remediation, severity level and other details.  These XML […]

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