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The Aftermath of the Heartbleed Bug

April 17, 2014 - 09:34am

The Heartbleed bug, a security flaw in the popular OpenSSL library used for data encryption, has taken the web security world by storm, and the victim toll has started to rise. The first reported victims include the Canada Revenue Agency ... [+]


Acunetix to Be Exhibited at Globaltek 2011

Acunetix to Be Exhibited at Globaltek 2011

Acunetix WVS will be exhibited at the 2011 Globaltek Security Conference –  held on the 26th of October 2011 at the Hotel Dann Carlton in Bogotá, Colombia. Entry to the conference is free of charge, and the topics covered are guaranteed to … [+]

VIDEO: How Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Works

VIDEO: How Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Works

XSS vulnerabilities (Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities) are often overshadowed by their big cousin, the infamous SQL Injection. This does not make them any less effective or deadly. XSS and SQL Injection attacks are similar in the way they inject malicious code. … [+]

Improving Web Security by Working With What You’ve Got

Improving Web Security by Working With What You’ve Got

As I wrote about in a previous post, we’re in the era of cutting back – if not completely eliminating – all non-essential expenditures. The thing is what may seem to be non-essential to management may actually be essential to the … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 build 20111005 released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 build 20111005 released

An updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 was released.  This new build, numbered 20111005, includes two new features (support for a wider variety of web applications), a good number of improvements to the PHP AcuSensor technology, and … [+]

Explaining the “why” of Web application security

Explaining the “why” of Web application security

Looking at the bigger picture of application security it seems that no one else really hears us. Sure, product managers, marketing, legal, HR and even certain people in management say they understand what’s at stake. But are they really on … [+]

SQL Injection - The Web Flaw That Keeps on Giving

SQL Injection – The Web Flaw That Keeps on Giving

It’s hard to believe, but SQL injection as we know it has been around for 13 years. Yet, SQL injection is as prevalent as ever as highlighted in The 2011 Mid-Year Top Cyber Security Risks Report. Back in the dot-com … [+]

Acunetix To Be Exhibited At GITEX Technology Week  2011

Acunetix To Be Exhibited At GITEX Technology Week 2011

Comguard, the Acunetix distributor based in Dubai, will be participating in GITEX 2011, heralded as one of the largest and most important ICT events around the globe. Alive with the energy of the ICT sector and the buzz of real business, … [+]

Critical XSS Flaw Discovered in Barack Obama's Website

Critical XSS Flaw Discovered in Barack Obama's Website

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 … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 build 20110920 released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 build 20110920 released

An updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 was released.  This new build (20110920) includes the new Firefox plugin which supports FireFox version 6, a new security check for the Apache web server and a number of application … [+]

Acunetix To Be Exhibited At HackXColombia 2011

Acunetix To Be Exhibited At HackXColombia 2011

Acunetix distributor DS TEAM will be hosting a conference at the HackXColombia 2011 expo held on the 8th October 2011 at the University Corporation for sabaneta J. Emilio Valderrama. The main objective of this event is to raise awareness and funds for children with disabilities and … [+]