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More comprehensive scanning with Acunetix WVS v9.5 – Part I

May 05, 2014 - 08:15am

In these 2 articles, I will be detailing the new functionality introduced in Acunetix WVS version 9.5. An important update introduced in the new version of Acunetix WVS is full JSON and XML support. If you are scanning a web ... [+]


90% of US Companies Hacked!

90% of US Companies Hacked!

Alarming results have been announced following a recent survey conducted by the Ponemon Research Institute and Juniper Networks. In their survey, 583 American companies were interviewed on security related questions. The result seems to correlate with what we have been … [+]

Using Acunetix HTTP Editor Tool

In this video we focus on the advanced penetration testing tool, HTTP Editor Tool, that is bundled with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner. We begin by hacking a website using a source code disclosure vulnerability that was discovered using Acunetix Web … [+]

The Cure for Many Web Application Security Ills

The Cure for Many Web Application Security Ills

One of the things I’ve learned throughout my career is that many solutions to the problems we face in IT, security and software development can be solved if we simply turn to business leaders to see how it’s done. In … [+]

Sega Hacked: Over a Million Accounts Exposed

Sega Hacked: Over a Million Accounts Exposed

Sega Corporation has joined the increasingly long list of video game companies to suffer a data breach. In an email sent to members of its Sega Pass service, it admitted that the user accounts over almost 1.3 million users had … [+]

New Feature Request System for Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

New Feature Request System for Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

We are pleased to announce a new system to record feature requests, which allows feature ideas to be voted upon and thus makes its much easier for us to see the most requested features. Furthermore, we can provide feedback more … [+]

Like Acunetix, Like Facebook, Win an iPad 2

Like Acunetix, Like Facebook, Win an iPad 2

One lucky Acunetix Facebook follower will be selected at random to win an iPad 2! … [+]

Other Web Security Scanners Ejected as US Air Force Selects Acunetix

Other Web Security Scanners Ejected as US Air Force Selects Acunetix

US Air Force Chooses Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner to Secure Against Web Application Vulnerabilities USA, June 13 2011 – Acunetix, developer of leading website security scanning software, today announced that the United States Air Force has selected Acunetix Web Vulnerability … [+]

What's Your Take on Cloud Security?

What's Your Take on Cloud Security?

One of the most common questions I get is “What’s your take on cloud security?” Well, my answer is relatively straightforward: never assume that all’s well just because someone says it is. In other words trust but verify. … [+]

Going Beyond Confirmed Web Security Flaws

Going Beyond Confirmed Web Security Flaws

As I wrote in my previous post about low-hanging fruit and the 2011 Verizon Data Breach Report, I’m a strong believer in finding out where your Web systems are bleeding and focusing on those issues first. It’s the basic principle … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 Build 20110518 Released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 Build 20110518 Released

An updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 has now been released.  The new build features a number of bug fixes. … [+]