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 long year of development, testing and late nights at the office, though it was all […]

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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 scan.  This is useful for scanning specific web applications that cannot be automatically crawled due […]

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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’ node within the Tools Explorer window pane. The Top pane in the HTTP editor displays […]

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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 will also be able to enumerate databases, tables, dump data and also read specific files […]

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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 the web application’s also handling of unexpected data. Creating a rule to automatically test a […]

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Subdomain Scanner

The Subdomain Scanner in Acunetix WVS scans a top-level domain to discover subdomains configured in its hierarchy, by using the target domain’s DNS server, or any other DNS server specified by the user.  While scanning, this tool will also automatically identify and inform the user if the domain being scanned is using some kind of […]

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Target Finder tool

The Target Finder tool in Acunetix WVS is a port scanner which can be used to discover running web servers on a given IP or within a specified range of IP’s.  The list of ports on which the web servers are listening can also be configured.  The default ports the scanner will scan are port […]

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Malware Found When Visiting On-line Porn Sites

What can one say about on-line porn sites and security that hasn’t already been said?  Most of us know that if we decide to spend time surfing around in the “less desirable” areas of the internet then we are opening ourselves up to the risk of malware infiltrating our computer and infecting everyone we know […]

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