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Acunetix WVS v9.5 build 20140902 detects Hibernate Query Injection, Format Strings and more

September 02, 2014 - 11:30am

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9.5 build 20140902 has been updated to include new vulnerability checks, including detection of Hibernate Query Injection, format strings vulnerabilities, MySQL username disclosure and others, including some, in well-known web applications. This new build also ... [+]


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The TweetDeck Worm: How it Worked

TweetDeck is a very popular Twitter application (with 23% market share as of June 2009). The application was acquired by Twitter on May 25, 2011. On Wednesday, the user @derGeruhn, exploited a stored XSS (cross-site scripting) vulnerability in the TweetDeck … [+]

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How Response Time Affects a Scan’s Performance

One of the most common causes of a slow scan relates to a large response time between the scanner and the target website or web application. The average response time is an average of the total time it takes for … [+]

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Five Web Security Issues Present in Your Business Today

Web security is very complex – with a lot of unknowns. As an executive running a business with a lot of moving parts, I’m sure you can relate. There are numerous areas – both operational and technical – where web … [+]

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Analysis of an Intrusion: DOS Attack

What is DOS? Denial of Service (DOS) attacks are a type of malicious activity aimed at disrupting the availability of a server or service so it can no longer deliver its functionality. Such attacks are motivated either politically (e.g. rival … [+]

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 – New Security Tests

Each Acunetix WVS update generally includes new vulnerability tests or an improvement to existing checks. This post summarizes the new security tests added in the latest Acunetix WVS update. Cross Domain Data Hijacking A website is vulnerable if an attacker can create/upload … [+]

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

Acunetix and ComGuard Renew Partnership

London, June 3 2014 – Acunetix, a global leader in web application security scanning has announced its renewed partnership with ComGuard, a leading value-added distributor for Networking and IT Security Products in the MENA Region. This collaboration will continue to allow organizations of all … [+]

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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 … [+]