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, […]
In the 2012 Web Application Vulnerability Scanners Benchmark report, which was carried out by Shay-Chen on his website, Sectooladdict, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner topped the Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection tests with a 100% detection rate and 0% false positives! Click here to read the benchmark results for the 2013/4 study and see how Acunetix […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]