Second Web App Security Report by Acunetix shows 55% of websites have severe vulnerabilities (& rising)

Vulnerabilities grow by 9% in past 12 months as companies demand faster application release cycles London, UK – August 2016 – Acunetix, the pioneer in automated web application security software, announces its annual Web App Security Report 2016. Statistics reveal that high-severity vulnerabilities are on the rise and are now present in the majority of […]

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Pentest Diaries – Negative Transfers and Android eWallets don’t Mix

eWallets, or digital wallets are becoming evermore popular. Most Android eWallets are apps that allow a user to make electronic transactions, including purchasing items online or in-person. Some services even allow an individual’s bank account to be linked to the service. Naturally, breaking the security of such a system is not only interesting, but potentially, […]

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Hunting for XXE in Uber using Acunetix AcuMonitor

XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerabilities are attacks which involve an attacker abusing an application which parses XML. The attack occurs against an XML parser which has XML entities enabled. If you are not familiar with XML entities, you can think of them as a rarely used, typically automatically enabled feature in many XML parsers which […]

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In the headlines: LastPass vulnerability, Hillary Leaks, remote code execution vuln on Pornhub, and more

LastPass password manager vulnerability gives hackers your passwords LastPass is one of the most popular password managers around and can also be added to your browser, allowing you to store and auto fill all your passwords, using just one master password to access them. So worryingly, a recently discovered zero day allows attackers to remotely […]

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Acunetix announce Sino-European Collaboration with JW & Associates

Chinese market to benefit from localized web security scanning solution London, UK – July 2016 – Acunetix, a global leader in web application security testing is pleased to announce a Sino-European partnership with JW & Associates in Shanghai, a leading information security service provider, offering advanced web security services to the Chinese market. Acunetix Vulnerability […]

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