Cloud Computing Benefits

Mention “the cloud” and many who are not heavily involved in the preparation and creation of internet-based resources will turn their heads skyward.  To be fair, cloud computing can be a difficult concept to grasp even for those who work within the IT industry because it is something we can’t see or even access in […]

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Large Companies Don`t Protect From Malware

Everywhere we turn in the recent weeks we are reading articles, blog posts and social media updates about frustrations consumers are having with Adobe products.  This comes in light of the Kaspersky Lab report titled “Information Security Threats In the First Quarter of 2010″ indicating that Adobe products are the number one choice for hackers […]

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Dangerous XSS vulnerability found on YouTube – the vulnerability explained

On the 4th of July 2010 YouTube users began complaining that their videos had been hijacked, the comments section of their videos seemed to be most severely affected, many complained that old comments vanished and new comments could not be added. Others reported that offensive messages were popping up on their screen or scrolling horizontally in large fonts and striking colors. Some users also seemed to suggest that there were experiencing page redirects, often to sites promoting pornographic content.

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Acunetix WVS takes first place in black box web vulnerability scanners comparison

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner placed first in a paper released by Adam Doup´e, Marco Cova, and Giovanni Vigna from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  In the paper “Why Johnny Can’t Pentest: An Analysis of Black-box Web Vulnerability Scanners”, the authors compared the capalities of eleven black box web security scanners (both commercial and open […]

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OWASP AppSec US 2010, California

Acunetix will be exhibiting at the OWASP AppSec US 2010 in California.  The event will take place between 7th and 10th of September 2010.  The event will be held at UC Irvine Conference Center, in Irvine, California. For more details about the OWASP AppSec conference click here.

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