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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 ... [+]


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

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 … [+]

Not All Web Vulnerabilities Are What They Appear to Be

Not All Web Vulnerabilities Are What They Appear to Be

When performing web security assessments, it’s easy for us to feel confident in what we see. Take Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) for instance. Your scanner finds this web vulnerability. You validate that it does indeed exist. What more is there to … [+]

The Value of Web Exploitation

The Value of Web Exploitation

Is the exploitation of web vulnerabilities worth the trouble? Does it create unnecessary risks that should be avoided? Why exploit flaws anyway? This is not a black and white circumstance. Every situation is unique. But here’s what I know. The … [+]

IT Geek Speak and What Management Really Needs to Hear

IT Geek Speak and What Management Really Needs to Hear

Gerald Ford once said “Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively.” What a profound statement that not only applies to our personal lives but also how far we go in our IT careers. There’s hardly … [+]

New Feature Added to the Latest Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 Build

New Feature Added to the Latest Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 Build

We are proud to announce a new build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8. Build 20120403 offers you a new feature which automatically verifies vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting and Directory Traversal, and helps you save loads of … [+]

FAQ: How Long does Web Scanning take with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

FAQ: How Long does Web Scanning take with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

The time required for web scanning with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) varies depending on the size and complexity of the target website, the response time of the web server, the type of scan you are running (Quick, Heuristic or … [+]

Acunetix to Be Exhibited at | Detroit Tech-Security Conference

Acunetix to Be Exhibited at | Detroit Tech-Security Conference

On April 5th 2012, Jacadis, Acunetix’s reseller in Ohio, USA, will be sponsoring the Detroit Tech-Security Conference and exhibiting Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner. … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8 Build 20120326 Released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8 Build 20120326 Released

The Acunetix Team today announced an updated build of the Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 8 (WVS 8). The new build, number 20120326, includes new security checks that detect even more vulnerabilities as well as a series of bug fixes. … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Parses Version Control Systems

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Parses Version Control Systems

A lot of developers are using version control systems such as SVN (Apache Subversion) and GIT in order to track changes in their source code. These types of server tools are essential for the organizations which have multi-developer projects. Most … [+]

New Features in Acunetix WVS 8: Crawling of Websites with Different User-Agent Strings

New Features in Acunetix WVS: Crawling of Websites with Different User-Agent Strings

Note: This article refers to an older version of Acunetix. Click here to download the latest version. When you visit a website your browser sends an HTTP header called “User-Agent” to the web server. This header indicates which web browser … [+]