It Fell Off a Truck: Top Ten US Data Breaches for 2012

According to Ericka Chickowski in her 29 November article for Dark Reading, “10 Top Government Data Breaches Of 2012,” SQL injection, post-phishing and inadequately secured back-up information all contributed to spectacular comprises of data across the USA in 2012. Some of the breaches were the work of hackers, while others were the result of simple […]

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National Weather Service Hacked

The National Weather Service has been hacked by the Kosova Hacker’s security group, leading to sensitive server information being leaked. The group managed to hack into the server using a Local File Inclusion (LFI) vulnerability in the weather.gov website. As the name denotes, Local File Inclusion (LFI) is the process of including a file or […]

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Over 1 Million Accounts Leaked in a Massive Hack Attack

A recent online attack from a hacker group called Team GhostShell has targeted more than 100 websites from banks, stock exchange, police departments, and consulting firms, to law firms, and several companies from many other different sectors. Some of the hacked organizations and companies include CIA Services, Commerce Bank of Wyoming, Triage Consulting, Garret Group, […]

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Join the Acunetix Online Community

You can interact with the Acunetix Team and with other members of the online web security community on the Acunetix Facebook Page. Our Facebook Page makes it easy to share your thoughts and comments about the latest web security news, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, or to ask the community for any help. As of today […]

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Acunetix Signs New Distribution Agreement for the German Market

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Infrasec AG as Acunetix distributor for the German market. Infrasec is now responsible for coordinating the Acunetix reseller distribution channel, reseller trainings and support in Germany. Infrasec was founded in 2009 and has since grown from their head office in Munich. Standing for “Infrastructure and Security” in […]

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Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Voted WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Award Winner of 2012

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.

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