Free WordPress Security Plugin by Acunetix

Do you have a WordPress site? Are you concerned about your site’s security? Then make sure you download the completely free WordPress Security Plugin. Powered by Acunetix, the plugin is a free and comprehensive security tool that helps you secure your WordPress installation and suggests corrective measures for: securing file permissions, security of the database, […]

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Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9 build 20130904 introduces detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL vulnerabilities

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9, build 20130904 contains various new features including the detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL / TLS vulnerabilities, the detection of vulnerabilities in OpenX and vBulletin, and various other improvements. New Functionality Implemented the detection for BREACH vulnerabilities. Implemented the detection of Compression Ratio Info-leak Made Easy (CRIME) SSL/TLS exploits. […]

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Server Side Request Forgery Vulnerability

Note: This article refers to an older version of Acunetix. Click here to download the latest version. What is Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF)? Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) is a vulnerability that appears when an attacker has the ability to create requests from the vulnerable server. Usually, Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) attacks target […]

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Automated Detection of Host Header Attacks

Automated scanning for certain classes of vulnerabilities is now possible with AcuMonitor, a service available for Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9. One of these new classes of vulnerabilities is Host Header attacks. To display the contents of a website, the browser first resolves the website domain (www.test.com) to an IP address, connects to this […]

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Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Announces Full HTML5 Support

As new technologies bring new security risks to light, Acunetix steps up to the challenge with the most comprehensive crawling and scanning technology in the market yet. MALTA, 15 August 2013 — Acunetix today announced the 9th release of its award-winning Web Vulnerability Scanner, building on the experience and knowledge of several years of working with organisations across the […]

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Email Header Injection Web Vulnerability

What is Email Header Injection? Email Header Injection is a web security vulnerability exploited by spammers to send email anonymously. It occurs in web applications that do not properly sanitize user input when preparing and sending email messages. Email Header Injection vulnerabilities are commonly found in websites implementing a “Contact Us” form which legitimate users […]

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