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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 ... [+]


Malware Survey Data – Customer Perspective

One big thing that is missing from this industry is empirical trend data that supports the TRUE risks and costs associated with hacking and malware infections. To date, we’ve written quite alot about customer-specific impacts when they are infected… The … [+]

Apache web server security how to

Apache web server security how to

The increase in cyber attacks on high profile online business websites implies that web security still needs to be addressed.  Exploits of web server vulnerabilities typically have a more disastrous and visible impact.  While with web application vulnerabilities a malicious … [+]

The top Web vulnerability we face

I recently took some time off which gave me the opportunity to clear my head and think about some of the big issues we’re facing with Internet security. I thought if I had to pick one thing, what would be … [+]

Q & A: Google Hacking

Q & A: Google Hacking

Question and Answer on Help Net Security; Google Hacking with Robert Abela, Acunetix Technical Manager.  In this intervie we discuss: The importance of Google for security research What kind of information about a target a penetration can find out by … [+]

IIS Web Server Security how to

IIS Web Server Security how to

With the sharp increase of hacking attacks over the last couple of years, and the introduction of a number of regulatory compliance guidelines to follow, web application security has become a key concern for many online businesses, and also a … [+]

Statistics from the top 1,000,000 websites - part II

Statistics from the top 1,000,000 websites – part II

This is the second part of an older article we posted, where we present some statistics from the top 1,000,000 sites on the internet.  We are using the Alexa database as source for our statistics.  In the first part of … [+]

Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 build 20100303 released

Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 build 20100303 released

An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 has been released.  This build includes a new feature and new security checks, improvements and addresses a number of bug fixes. New Feature: Added new option to export results to HTTP Fuzzer … [+]

Top 10 Reasons Not to Invest in Website Security

For some light humor! 1) You really enjoy waking up in the morning with your coffee, hitting your homepage, and finding a new page marketing ‘special offers’ for ‘enhancement’ products… You spill your coffee, burn…ouch. 2) You just love getting … [+]

Acunetix WVS voted Windowsecurity.com readers’ choice award winner

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Voted Windowsecurity.Com Readers’ Choice Award Winner for the third time in a row London, UK – 25 February 2010 – Leading Windows Security resource site, WindowSecurity.com, announced today that Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner was selected the winner in … [+]

A brief overview of web application security

A brief overview of web application security

In this short video we give a brief overview of web application security. We will see; What is the difference between network security and web / web application security? Why network firewalls and network security scanners are not a website … [+]