Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Wins the WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Award for the Fifth Successive Year Leading Windows Security resource site, WindowSecurity.com, has announced that Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner has been selected as the winner of the 2012 WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards, in the Web Application Security category.
New Automation & Auto-Configuration Features Make Securing Your Website Easier and Faster London, 16th Feburary 2012 — Acunetix, a name on the forefront of the web application security industry, today announced the 8th version of its popular Web Vulnerability Scanner product. Through this new iteration of WVS, Acunetix reaffirms its position as a leader in the […]
This brief presentation highlights the new exciting features of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8. We look forward to your comments.
Note: This is no longer available. Click here to download a 14-day free trial of the latest version of Acunetix. The next stage in the evolution of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner has arrived — WVS 8 BETA! Many of you have been biting their nails in anticipation of this Beta, so sit tight and read […]
A security research team called Vulnerability-Lab have discovered a persistent XSS vulnerability in the official website of Barack Obama. This is not the first time that the president’s website was targeted. About a year ago SecurityShell reported a similar XSS vulnerability on their blog. This time the president was lucky; the hackers were ethical and […]
On Thursday morning a post appeared on the popular Full Disclosure Internet discussion group listing XSS vulnerabilities in no less than 20 high profile websites. Amongst the vulnerable are McDonalds, IEEE Explore, Harvard University, and energy.gov. The vulnerabilities were discovered by a hacker who goes by the handle *Invectus*. Is an XSS Vulnerability a big […]
There’s no way the Acunetix Facebook iPad competition was going to fly under the radar. As soon as August was out we immediately began receiving messages asking who the competition winner was. Well, the security world is a busy one and we’ve cheekily decided to leave you toasting for a while longer just to raise […]
On the 31st of July 2011, the system administrator of Brooks-Jeffrey Marketing (BJM) was working on his newly upgraded servers. At exactly the same time a hacker was slowly sniffing his way through the same systems and picking up everything in his tracks. The hacker had rooted the system so deeply that he was able to report […]
On the 12th of July 2011, Booz Allen Hamilton the largest U.S. military defence contractor admitted that they had just suffered a very serious security breach, at the hands of hacktivist group AntiSec. Operation Anti-Security (AntiSec) is a hacking operation, carried out by two of the biggest names in the black-hat world – Anonymous, and LulzSec. They claim to […]
The Washington Post website has been hit with a double security breach. Hackers have made off with around 1.3 million user IDs and email address from the “Jobs” section of the site. The attackers were able to gain access on two separate occasions: on the 27th and 28th of June. To their credit, the […]