Acunetix Joins the WIVET Assessment Leaders

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How Acunetix Compares with Other Web Application Scanners

February 21, 2014 - 08:29am

Acunetix is once again confirmed as one of the leaders in web application scanning with a 100% detection accuracy and 0% false positives for Reflected Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection vulnerabilities, together with a leading WIVET assessment score. In the ... [+]


Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 7 reviewed by Net Security.org

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 7 reviewed by Net Security.org

Acunetix WVS  7.0 is not only helpful, it is extremely powerful. With the new multi-threaded scanner, the entire process far faster and efficient than ever before.  This software offers the best of both worlds; the automatic scanner that executes a … [+]

Acunetix WVS Version 7 build 20110124 released

Acunetix WVS Version 7 build 20110124 released

An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 7 has been released. In this build we introduced a new Cross-site scripting security check and also address a number of bug fixes. … [+]

How often should you test your web applications?

How often should you test your web applications?

Periodic and consistent security checks – that’s the recipe for effective Web security, right? We hear this “best practice” recommendation all the time. It’s true but what exactly does it mean? How often do you really need to test your … [+]

How to choose a web vulnerability scanner

How to choose a web vulnerability scanner

A must read interview for anyone who is interested in evaluating web vulnerability scanners.  In this interview we discuss the process of choosing a web vulnerability scanner and underline several factors that should be taken into consideration in the decision-making … [+]

10 great ways to get hacked in the New Year

10 great ways to get hacked in the New Year

It’s that time of year for us to get inundated with all those Top 10 lists to help us achieve this, prevent that and so on. Those lists are valuable indeed, especially if you need some motivation to get your … [+]

Acunetix WVS Version 7 build 20101216 released

An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 7 was released, featuring further DOM XSS checks improvements and addresses a number of bug fixes. New features: DOM XSS will now report the filename in which the attack was executed DOM XSS … [+]

A complete guide to securing a website

A complete guide to securing a website

To secure a website or a web application, one has to first understand the target application, how it works and the scope behind it.  Ideally, the penetration tester should have some basic knowledge of programming and scripting languages, and also … [+]

Which scan policy should you use to find everything that matters?

Which scan policy should you use to find everything that matters?

If only Web application security were black and white. We could simply load our scanner without thinking anything through, enter the URL, click Scan, generate a report of issues for someone else to address and be done with it. Sadly … [+]

Google XSS Flaw in Website Optimizer Scripts explained

This week thousands of system administrators who make use of Goolge products will open their inbox to see an email from Google explaining that their Web Optimizer product contains an XSS flaw that allows hackers to inject scripts into their Google Optimized web pages.
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DOM based Cross-site Scripting vulnerabilities

DOM based Cross-site Scripting vulnerabilities

While a traditional cross-site scripting vulnerability occurs on the server-side code, document object model based cross-site scripting is a type of vulnerability which affects the script code in the client’s browser. DOM or the document object model is a way … [+]