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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 ... [+]


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 … [+]

Full Disclosure - 20 high profile sites vulnerable to XSS attacks

Full Disclosure – 20 high profile sites vulnerable to XSS attacks

On Thursday morning a post appeared on the popular Full Disclosure Internet discussion group listing XSS vulnerabilities in no less than 20 high profile websites. Amongst the vulnerable are McDonalds, IEEE Explore, Harvard University, and energy.gov. The vulnerabilities were discovered … [+]

"Time to market" no longer the security excuse

"Time to market" no longer the security excuse

If you’ve heard it once you’ve probably heard it a thousand times: time to market is critical. Indeed, when it comes to software development, many business executives, marketers, product managers and sales weasels live and breathe by this mantra. Just … [+]

Acunetix to Be Exhibited at Govware 2011

Acunetix to Be Exhibited at Govware 2011

Acunetix distributor, Ace-Pacific Pty Ltd, will be exhibiting at Govware 2011 held between the 27th and 29th September 2011 at the Suntec Singapore International Exhibition & Convention Center; highlighted theme this year being “SecurITy: Navigating the Brave New Cyber World”. … [+]

Acunetix Facebook iPad Competition: and the Winner is...

Acunetix Facebook iPad Competition: and the Winner is…

There’s no way the Acunetix Facebook iPad competition was going to fly under the radar. As soon as August was out we immediately began receiving messages asking who the competition winner was. Well, the security world is a busy one … [+]