Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

Acunetix WVS v9.5 build 20140602 includes new vulnerability checks for popular web applications and platforms

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9.5, build 20140602, identifies new vulnerabilities in Google Web Toolkit™, Joomla!, Parallels Plesk, nginx, and a number of WordPress plugins including the popular All in One SEO plugin. The following is the full list of … [+]

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More comprehensive scanning with Acunetix WVS v9.5 – Part II

In addtion to full JSON and XML support (already covered in Part I), Acunetix WVS version 9.5 includes other improvements that increase the scan coverage and improves its abilities to find vulnerabilities. In this blog post, I will cover CRUD … [+]

Scan GWT applications with Acunetix WVS

Scan Google Web Toolkit Applications with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is an open source set of tools that allows web developers to create and maintain complex JavaScript front-end applications in Java, using the Java development tools of their choice. It is a development toolkit for building … [+]

Identify the Heartbleed Bug with Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner

Latest Acunetix release scans for Heartbleed Bug

Yesterday, an update has been released for Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner which includes a test for a critical OpenSSL vulnerability named The Heartbleed Bug (CVE-2014-0160). Quote from the report: The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20140206 includes several new tests for vulnerabilities on well-known web applications

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9, build 20140206 is able to scan WordPress more efficiently, and includes various new checks for vulnerabilities in well-known systems such as MediaWiki, IBM Web Content Manager, Joomla! and Oracle. New Functionality in Acunetix Web … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9, build 20131216 includes a new compliance report to cover the latest version of the PCI DSS Regulations. In addition, this new build checks for several vulnerabilities in various systems including Ruby on Rails, Zend … [+]

New security tests added to Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

New Security Checks Added to Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

The latest build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner includes a lot of changes and new security tests. Here is a short summary of the most interesting tests we’ve just added. 1. Vulnerable JavaScript libraries Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner can now identify … [+]

Latest WVS v9 build with new DOM XSS checks that can be injected in HTTP GET parameters

Latest WVS v9 build with new DOM XSS checks that can be injected in HTTP GET parameters

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9, build 20131023 includes new DOM XSS checks for the type of DOM XSS vulnerabilities that can be injected in the HTTP GET parameters. This new build also includes the option to automatically save scan … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131009 includes checks for HTML Injection and the detection of weak passwords in Joomla! and Django

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9, build 20131009 includes checks for HTML Injection, and adds the detection of weak passwords in Joomla! and Django’s Administrative interfaces. In addition, the new build includes the detection of readme documentation files, together with … [+]