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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 ... [+]


Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

Acunetix WVS v9.5 build 20140602 includes new vulnerability checks for popular web applications and platforms

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9.5, build 20140602, identifies new vulnerabilities in Google Web Toolkit™, Joomla!, Parallels Plesk, nginx, and a number of WordPress plugins including the popular All in One SEO plugin. The following is the full list of … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

Acunetix to be Showcased at SC Congress Toronto

Acunetix will be exhibited at this year’s SC Congress in Toronto, Canada. The event will be held at the Metro Convention Centre in the North Building, on the 17th and 18th of June. Click here to register for Canada’s premier … [+]

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Getting Back to Basics with Web Security

It’s usually the simple things in life that create the most problems – we’ve all learned this universal law the hard way. Be it slick tires when driving in the rain, that extra decimal point when doing our taxes, or … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9, build 20131216 includes a new PCI 3.0 compliance report and several new tests

How do I Upgrade to the Latest Build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

This is your step-by-step guide to installing the latest build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS). I am a user of Acunetix WVS and have a valid maintenance agreement Step 1 When Acunetix WVS is opened, it will notify you … [+]

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Patching Servers is Not Enough

Patches and vulnerabilities Patches are pieces of code designed to fix ‘bugs’, enable additional functionality or address security flaws in operating systems and applications. Timely installation of patches on web servers and applications is generally recognized as critical to the … [+]

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Taking Politics out of the Web Security Equation in your Business

Web security is complicated enough. Adding a healthy dose of politics, like what exists in most organizations, often proves to be more than IT professionals can handle. Most problems in life are either financial, health, or people-related. It’s the people … [+]

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Drop by the Acunetix Stand at OWASP AppSec EU 2014

Acunetix will be sponsoring and exhibiting at this year’s OWASP AppSec EU. The event will be held from 23rd till 26th June at Anglia Ruskin University’s Cambridge campus in the United Kingdom. OWASP is an open-source application security organization made … [+]

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Why you should be Concerned about Web Security

Ever since the Heartbleed bug disaster, you’d think companies are becoming more vigilant with their web security plan. Recent events seem to show evidence to the contrary, with millions of users’ data left exposed to cyber-attacks on popularly used websites, … [+]

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Analysis of an Intrusion: Backdoors

The concept of “Backdoor” has seen many interpretations during the relatively short history of the Internet. Microsoft defines Backdoors as “A hidden entrance to a computer system that can be used to bypass security policies”, and, in essence, that is … [+]

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Core Causes of Web Security Risks and What You Can do About Them

Samuel Johnson, an 18th century lexicographer, once said “The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” That’s precisely what we’re seeing with web security today. We get caught up in … [+]