Mitigating extension vulnerabilities in template-based applications

There are over 43,900 official plugins available for WordPress, another 6,200 for Joomla! and 33,700 for Drupal, not to mention the countless other platforms that are freely and easily accessible. The plugins’ abilities range from adding photos for a personal website to complex development collaboration platforms. It seems there’s almost nothing that can’t be added, […]

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PwC Report Shows Cybercrime in the UK is Growing Rapidly

In the latest edition of their Global Economic Crime Survey, PricewaterhouseCoopers have announced a finding of a 20% increase in cybercrime, making it the fastest growing category of economic crime. The UK seems to be the most severely affected, with 55% of organisations being affected by some type of cybercrime, higher than the US which […]

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Acunetix wins “Best of 2016” award with Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner

Web application security solution recognized as valuable tool for SMB market LONDON, UK – March 2016 – Acunetix, a global leader in web application security testing, has beaten the competition to win the “Best of 2016” award in the IT Security category by German institution “Initiative Mittelstand”, with Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner. The award ceremony […]

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Acunetix “Web Application Security” podcast featured on HelpNetSecurity

In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2016, Ian Muscat, Product Communications Manager at Acunetix, talks about web application security at large and how Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner is able to detect and report on a number of vulnerabilities in applications built on architectures such as WordPress, PHP, ASP.NET, Java Frameworks, Ruby on Rails and many others. […]

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In the headlines: Cyber bank heist, Federal bug bounty program, Facebook flaw and more

Billion dollar cyber bank job foiled by spelling mistake A huge cyber bank heist was uncovered this week when the perpetrator made some spelling errors. Having already successfully drained $101m from the central bank of Bangladesh by penetrating their systems and impersonating officials, they were detected when one of their transfer requests misspelled the word […]

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