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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 ... [+]


VIDEO: What's new in Acunetix WVS v7?

Check out this 4 minutes YouTube video to find out what’s new in the new and revolutionary Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7. Click here to watch the high quality version of this video … [+]

Acunetix WVS V7 RC1 is available

Acunetix WVS V7 RC1 is available

The Release Candidate build for Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 7 (20100825) is now available for download.  All of the bugs reported during the Beta were fixed.  We also added some improvements in this RC build and we are well … [+]

Acunetix WVS Version 7 BETA 2 is available

Acunetix WVS Version 7 BETA 2 is available

An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 7 BETA has been released.  This build includes the following number of improvements: Improved Cross-Site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities detection scripts Improved blind SQLl injection vulnerability checks to reduce false positives Added a good … [+]

Creating custom vulnerability checks for Acunetix WVS

Creating custom vulnerability checks for Acunetix WVS

Vulnerability checks in Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner consists of two files; *.script – The actual vulnerability check written in JavaScript.  Such scripts are stored in the <C:\ProgramData\Acunetix WVS 8\Data\Scripts> directory. *.xml – This file contains all the documentation related to … [+]

Acunetix WVS Version 7 BETA is available!

Acunetix WVS Version 7 BETA is available!

Note: This is no longer available. Click here to download a 14-day free trial of the latest version of Acunetix. A new version of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is available in beta, and what a version! It has been one … [+]

FAQ: Is it possible to crawl a site manually?

FAQ: Is it possible to crawl a site manually?

It is possible to manually crawl your website with Acunetix WVS using a web browser. Using the resultant — and manually crawled — links, it is then possible to build a website structure that will be targeted during the security … [+]

HTTP Editor Tool

HTTP Editor Tool

The HTTP Editor tool allows you to create, analyze and edit client HTTP requests and server responses. This allows you to further fine tune attacks and check if vulnerabilities were solved. You can start the HTTP Editor from the ‘Tools’ … [+]

Authentication Tester Tool

Authentication Tester Tool

The Authentication Tester tool in Acunetix WVS is used to test the strength of both usernames and passwords within HTTP and web forms authentication environments via a dictionary attack. Testing HTTP Authentication … [+]

Blind SQL Injector Tool

Blind SQL Injector Tool

Ideal for penetration testers, the Blind SQL injector is an automated database data extraction tool. By importing SQL injections discovered when scanning a website, you can see what a serious impact an SQL injection can have on the website. You … [+]

HTTP Fuzzer Tool

HTTP Fuzzer Tool

With the HTTP Fuzzer tool in Acunetix WVS you can automatically send a large number / volume of HTTP Requests including invalid, unexpected and random data to a website, to test its input validation capabilities.  You would also be testing … [+]