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

May 05, 2014 - 08:15am

In these 2 articles, I will be detailing the new functionality introduced in Acunetix WVS version 9.5. An important update introduced in the new version of Acunetix WVS is full JSON and XML support. If you are scanning a web ... [+]


Top 5 Information Security Trends in 2013

Top 5 Information Security Trends in 2013

It’s always tricky to write about “top trends” especially in information security given that things are always in a state of flux. Yet still I can’t help but think about several key areas that you and I must keep our … [+]

How Your Web Presence is Throwing You Out Of Compliance

How Your Web Presence is Throwing You Out Of Compliance

Don’t you hate it when you’re chugging along, minding your own business, doing what you believe to be the right things in business then whammo, an oversight catches you off guard? Take, for instance, a compliance violation that comes up … [+]

Acunetix WordPress Security Plugin

Free WordPress Security Plugin by Acunetix

Do you have a WordPress site? Are you concerned about your site’s security? Then make sure you download the completely free WordPress Security Plugin. Powered by Acunetix, the plugin is a free and comprehensive security tool that helps you secure … [+]

The Disconnect between IT Audit and Software Developers

The Disconnect between IT Audit and Software Developers

IT auditors, whether they’re in-house or external, are forming stronger relationships with IT and security staff. They have to in order to effectively perform their audits. It’s good for the auditor, IT staff, and the business as a whole. When … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9 build 20130904 introduces detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL vulnerabilities

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9 build 20130904 introduces detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL vulnerabilities

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9, build 20130904 contains various new features including the detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL / TLS vulnerabilities, the detection of vulnerabilities in OpenX and vBulletin, and various other improvements. New Functionality Implemented the detection … [+]

Top 10 Insider Threats and How to Protect Yourself

Top 10 Insider Threats and How to Protect Yourself

The Edward Snowden incident highlights the dangers that an organization could be exposed to due to insiders with ill intent. You know; the very people you’ve entrusted with the organization’s well-being and have assumed to this point that everything they … [+]

Website hacking attempts are no longer restricted to elite criminals

Website hacking! No longer the domain of elite cybercriminals

Many years ago it used to be that most website hacking attempts were launched by sophisticated cybercriminals, or at the very least highly talented amateurs using complex methods and tools. While this meant such attacks could be more difficult to … [+]

VIDEO: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner V9 - What's New?

VIDEO: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner V9 – What’s New?

This brief presentation highlights the new exciting features of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 9. We look forward to your comments. … [+]

Server Side Request Forgery Vulnerability

Server Side Request Forgery Vulnerability

Note: This article refers to an older version of Acunetix. Click here to download the latest version. What is Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF)? Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) is a vulnerability that appears when an attacker has the ability … [+]

Automated Detection of Host Header Attacks

Automated Detection of Host Header Attacks

Automated scanning for certain classes of vulnerabilities is now possible with AcuMonitor, a service available for Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9. One of these new classes of vulnerabilities is Host Header attacks. To display the contents of a website, … [+]