Critical XSS Flaw Discovered in Barack Obama’s Website

A security research team called Vulnerability-Lab have discovered a persistent XSS vulnerability in the official website of Barack Obama. This is not the first time that the president’s website was targeted. About a year ago SecurityShell reported a similar XSS vulnerability on their blog. This time the president was lucky; the hackers were ethical and […]

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Acunetix To Be Exhibited At HackXColombia 2011

Acunetix distributor DS TEAM will be hosting a conference at the HackXColombia 2011 expo held on the 8th October 2011 at the University Corporation for sabaneta J. Emilio Valderrama. The main objective of this event is to raise awareness and funds for children with disabilities and limited opportunities in Colombia, while delivering conferences and workshops on hacking and security technologies to […]

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"Time to market" no longer the security excuse

If you’ve heard it once you’ve probably heard it a thousand times: time to market is critical. Indeed, when it comes to software development, many business executives, marketers, product managers and sales weasels live and breathe by this mantra. Just get it out the door and we’ll fix the stuff that needs fixing later. We’ve […]

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Acunetix to Be Exhibited at Govware 2011

Acunetix distributor, Ace-Pacific Pty Ltd, will be exhibiting at Govware 2011 held between the 27th and 29th September 2011 at the Suntec Singapore International Exhibition & Convention Center; highlighted theme this year being “SecurITy: Navigating the Brave New Cyber World“. http://www.govware.sg/index.html This is the 20th GovernmentWare seminar and exhibition, this year focusing on the importance […]

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FAQ: What additional features does Acunetix WVS include?

The following features complete the Acunetix WVS scanning arsenal: Innovative AcuSensor technology Web server configuration detection Web server security scan (Port Scanner) against services such as DNS, SSH etc Dictionary (brute force) attacker to test password strength of login pages or HTTP authentication Report Generator to create professional and regulatory compliance reports specifying detected vulnerabilities […]

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