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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 ... [+]


VIDEO: Exploiting a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in Mambo CMS

VIDEO: Exploiting a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in Mambo CMS

In this video we look into the details of how an attacker is able to exploit a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in Mambo CMS (version: 4.6.5), discovered by Bogdan Calin with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner. This vulnerability is affecting a … [+]

Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 build 20100407 released

Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 build 20100407 released

An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 has been released.  This build includes a number of bug fixes Bug Fixes: Fixed: Login Sequence Recorder was not using client certificates when recording a login sequence Fixed: Login Sequence Recorder was … [+]

Fighting Web flaws is futile

Fighting Web flaws is futile

Do you ever find yourself driving down the road in an unfamiliar place and you get that gut feeling that you’re headed in the wrong direction? Well, I feel that’s exactly where we are with application security – heading in … [+]

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 … [+]