Acunetix Joins the WIVET Assessment Leaders

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How Acunetix Compares with Other Web Application Scanners

February 21, 2014 - 08:29am

Acunetix is once again confirmed as one of the leaders in web application scanning with a 100% detection accuracy and 0% false positives for Reflected Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection vulnerabilities, together with a leading WIVET assessment score. In the ... [+]


Acunetix WordPress Security Plugin

Free WordPress Security Plugin by Acunetix

Do you have a WordPress site? Are you concerned about your site’s security? Then make sure you download the completely free WordPress Security Plugin. Powered by Acunetix, the plugin is a free and comprehensive security tool that helps you secure … [+]

The Disconnect between IT Audit and Software Developers

The Disconnect between IT Audit and Software Developers

IT auditors, whether they’re in-house or external, are forming stronger relationships with IT and security staff. They have to in order to effectively perform their audits. It’s good for the auditor, IT staff, and the business as a whole. When … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9 build 20130904 introduces detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL vulnerabilities

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v9 build 20130904 introduces detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL vulnerabilities

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9, build 20130904 contains various new features including the detection of BREACH and CRIME SSL / TLS vulnerabilities, the detection of vulnerabilities in OpenX and vBulletin, and various other improvements. New Functionality Implemented the detection … [+]

Top 10 Insider Threats and How to Protect Yourself

Top 10 Insider Threats and How to Protect Yourself

The Edward Snowden incident highlights the dangers that an organization could be exposed to due to insiders with ill intent. You know; the very people you’ve entrusted with the organization’s well-being and have assumed to this point that everything they … [+]

Website hacking attempts are no longer restricted to elite criminals

Website hacking! No longer the domain of elite cybercriminals

Many years ago it used to be that most website hacking attempts were launched by sophisticated cybercriminals, or at the very least highly talented amateurs using complex methods and tools. While this meant such attacks could be more difficult to … [+]

VIDEO: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner V9 - What's New?

VIDEO: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner V9 – What’s New?

This brief presentation highlights the new exciting features of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Version 9. We look forward to your comments. … [+]

Server Side Request Forgery Vulnerability

Server Side Request Forgery Vulnerability

What is Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF)? Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) is a vulnerability that appears when an attacker has the ability to create requests from the vulnerable server. Usually, Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) attacks target internal systems … [+]

Automated Detection of Host Header Attacks

Automated Detection of Host Header Attacks

Automated scanning for certain classes of vulnerabilities is now possible with AcuMonitor, a service available for Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 9. One of these new classes of vulnerabilities is Host Header attacks. To display the contents of a website, … [+]

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Announces Full HTML5 Support

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Announces Full HTML5 Support

As new technologies bring new security risks to light, Acunetix steps up to the challenge with the most comprehensive crawling and scanning technology in the market yet. MALTA, 15 August 2013 – Acunetix today announced the 9th release of its award-winning Web Vulnerability … [+]

Detect Email Header Injection Vulnerabilities with Acunetix WVS v9

Email Header Injection Web Vulnerability

What is Email Header Injection? Email Header Injection is a web security vulnerability exploited by spammers to send email anonymously. It occurs in web applications that do not properly sanitize user input when preparing and sending email messages. Email Header … [+]