You can interact with the Acunetix Team and with other members of the online web security community on the Acunetix Facebook Page. Our Facebook Page makes it easy to share your thoughts and comments about the latest web security news, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, or to ask the community for any help. As of today […]
Web security assessment success is directly related to the amount of preparation you do up front before you run a single web application test. It’s the 80/20 Rule: the 20 percent time and effort you put into planning for the assessment will represent 80 percent of the value of the project. This all sounds good and everything may […]
Cybercrimes are at an all time high, with hackers and identity thieves making a living from selling private or corporate data. If you have a hacked website, it can have far reaching repercussions especially if your website databases include your customers’ private and confidential information, such as their email addresses and credit card details. It […]
We are pleased to announce an updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 (WVS 8). The new build 20120704, includes a number of new security checks, improvements and bug fixes. The highlight of this new Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 build is that it includes cross-site scripting security checks for HTML5 web applications, and […]
Each time you create a new file on Windows, the operating system also generates an MS-DOS-compatible short file name in 8.3 format, to allow MS-DOS-based or 16-bit Windows-based programs to access files which have a long name. You can see these MS-DOS-compatible short file names by using the /X switch with the dir command. On my […]
Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) uses “session-in” and “session-out” patterns in order to detect if a logged in session on your website is invalidated and if need to be re-established. Acunetix WVS uses the recorded login sequence defined by the user, to automate the log-in procedure required during a scan. Since Acunetix WVS accesses several […]
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Infrasec AG as Acunetix distributor for the German market. Infrasec is now responsible for coordinating the Acunetix reseller distribution channel, reseller trainings and support in Germany. Infrasec was founded in 2009 and has since grown from their head office in Munich. Standing for “Infrastructure and Security” in […]
As application security professionals, we want to get as much as possible out of our security assessments. We’re not only expected to but we’re proud of our work and want to provide the best results and most value possible. As I’ve written in a previous article about how to plan your web security assessments, ensuring you […]
An Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Scanning Profile defines which tests to launch against the target website. For example, if you wish to test a website against Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, simply select the XSS Scanning Profile. You can also create a new Scanning Profile which includes specific web application vulnerability checks or modify existing scanning profiles.
We are pleased to announce an updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 (WVS 8). The new build 20120613 offers a number of new security checks, new scanner funtionalities, improvements and bug fixes.