Identify the Heartbleed Bug with Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner

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The Aftermath of the Heartbleed Bug

April 17, 2014 - 09:34am

The Heartbleed bug, a security flaw in the popular OpenSSL library used for data encryption, has taken the web security world by storm, and the victim toll has started to rise. The first reported victims include the Canada Revenue Agency ... [+]

Acunetix WVS Scripting reference available

With Acunetix WVS version 6, Acunetix introduced a Port Scanner and Network Alerts. When scanning a website, a port scan against the web server can be launched (optional) and once open ports are found specific network security tests are launched … [+]

SQL Injection in Mambo found with Acunetix AcuSensor Technology

SQL Injection in Mambo found with Acunetix AcuSensor Technology

This post shows how with Acunetix AcuSensor Technology improves scanning reliability by using sensors placed inside the web application being scanned.  It also proves that with this technology, one can detect SQL injections in INSERT statements. Such vulnerabilities cannot be … [+]

Facebook worm on the loose

A worm abusing Facebook’s messaging system is making rounds between friends. It consists of an executable worm known as Koobface that runs on the victim’s computer and searches for Facebook cookies on his or her computer. It will then use … [+]

Hackers do not hack websites just to steal credit card details, they do much more!

Many people think that they will never be a victim of a hacker attack or cyber attack since they have no valuable data stored online therefore they are no ones target. As a matter of fact this is wrong presumption, … [+]

Finding the right web application scanner; why black box scanning is not enough

This white paper shows how Acunetix AcuSensor Technology increases accuracy by combining black box scanning techniques with feedback from sensors placed inside the source code while the source code is executed. Thanks to this innovative technology there are many advantages … [+]

Acunetix releases Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 6

We are proud to announce the launch of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 6. With this latest version, Acunetix is launching the new cutting edge AcuSensor Technology, which basically consists of application sensors that allow developers to identify many more … [+]

Acunetix Launches New Revolutionary Web Application Scanning Technology

Innovative AcuSensor Technology sets new standards in Web Vulnerability Scanning London, 29 October 2008 – Acunetix (, a pioneer on web application security scanning technology, has announced the release of the cutting edge AcuSensor Technology with the launch of version 6.0 … [+]

More FREE and automated SQL Injection tools available for hackers

Hackers are clearly becoming more sophisticated than ever these days, not only operating within a very close-knit web hacking community of sites and blogs, but now also creating their own automated and free SQL Injection attack tools and making them … [+]

Running AcuSensor Injector on Windows Server 2008

Running AcuSensor Injector on Windows Server 2008

If you try to run AcuSensor Injector on Windows Server 2008 you will receive the error “Error populating websites, Unknown error (0×80005000)”. AcuSensor Injector is using Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) to construct a list of websites and virtual directories. … [+]

Web Application Security… know the facts

While we depend more and more on web-based technologies every day, web applications are growing and offering more functionality every day. Such growth brings with it more complex designs which most of the time puts the application security at risk. … [+]