Google Hacking is a hacking technique used by hackers to identify web security vulnerabilities on web applications or gather information for general or individual targets. Mostly this information includes configuration and source code files, sensitive data, database information, etc. This technique makes use of the Google Search engine to search for specific information regarding an […]
We are pleased to announce an updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 (WVS 8). The new build 20120808 offers a number of new security checks for several different well known web applications, improvements and also a number bug fixes. New Feature: Acunetix WVS will alert the user if a web application firewall or […]
We are pleased to announce an updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 (WVS 8). The new build 20120704, includes a number of new security checks, improvements and bug fixes. The highlight of this new Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 build is that it includes cross-site scripting security checks for HTML5 web applications, and […]
An Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Scanning Profile defines which tests to launch against the target website. For example, if you wish to test a website against Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, simply select the XSS Scanning Profile. You can also create a new Scanning Profile which includes specific web application vulnerability checks or modify existing scanning profiles.
We are pleased to announce an updated build of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 8 (WVS 8). The new build 20120613 offers a number of new security checks, new scanner funtionalities, improvements and bug fixes.
Among many advanced penetration testing tools provided, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) offers you the HTTP Sniffer tool. With the HTTP Sniffer you can capture, trap, analyze and even modify any HTTP traffic that the sniffer is listening to, e.g. port 8080. The Acunetix HTTP Sniffer is a combination of a proxy server and a […]
New Automation & Auto-Configuration Features Make Securing Your Website Easier and Faster London, 16th Feburary 2012 — Acunetix, a name on the forefront of the web application security industry, today announced the 8th version of its popular Web Vulnerability Scanner product. Through this new iteration of WVS, Acunetix reaffirms its position as a leader in the […]
We are pleased to announce a Release Candidate (RC) of the much-awaited Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, version 8. This build fixes issues that were reported during the Beta stages of development and also adds a number of improvements which boost the accuracy of checks and make the scanning process even more intuitive and user friendly. […]
When you inject a .NET application using the Acunetix .NET AcuSensor Injector, the output of the status window should look like the screen shot below. In this example, 8 files were injected. In some cases, not all the files/assemblies from the application can be injected. There are several reasons why AcuSensor is not injected […]
Scan Settings templates give you the ability to configure the scanner and save such configuration settings as a template for future use, instead of having to reconfigure the global scanner settings for different targets. Using Scan Settings Templates, you can quickly recall scanning options, headers and cookies, parameter exclusions, crawler options, exclusion rules, HTTP options, […]