Find out how IT security professionals can benefit from the free resources available from the OWASP Top 10 2013 List of Risks. As IT security professionals we certainly have our fair share of information available to simplify the work we do. There’s the CVE dictionary, the Special Publications from NIST, and even certain regulations such […]
Are you ready to respond to DoS attacks at the web layer? In this article, Kevin Beaver shares an anecdote from his own experience whilst highlighting some important steps to take. First things first; responding to DoS attacks at the web layer starts with ensuring you have a solid incident response plan in place. But […]
Note: This article refers to an older version of Acunetix. Click here to download the latest version. When you visit a website your browser sends an HTTP header called “User-Agent” to the web server. This header indicates which web browser you are using, its version number and details about your operating system and version.
We hear a lot about Website Security but what exactly does that mean to you? Whether it’s for personal or business use, ensuring your web presence is represented by a safe website can have a deep impact on your online success. In fact, creating and maintaining a secure website shows others that you’re serious about what […]
SQL Injection is perhaps one of the most common application layer attack techniques used today, mainly used by malicious users to steal data from organizations. It is a type of attack that takes advantage of improper coding of your web applications that allows a malicious user to inject SQL commands into a form on your […]
The Web application community is served by an organization called OWASP (the Open Web Application Security Project). OWASP is a non-profit global organization that focuses on providing information to help improve Web application security. OWASP has developed an awareness document called the OWASP Top Ten. This document lists the most critical Web application security flaws. […]
Note: This article refers to an older version of Acunetix. Click here to download the latest version. While beta testing the latest version of Acunetix WVS v7, we found a large number of security vulnerabilities in various web applications. In the following days we will publish some of these vulnerabilities. Note that we will not […]
A proper web security audit is a mixture of automated and manual tests; Acunetix WVS provides a comprehensive tool for automated testing purposes and useful toolbox Digicure can use for manual penetration testing as well. “The most impressive thing about Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner must be how comprehensive the application is. It contains countless features […]