Acunetix WVS Input Fields

Many websites include web forms that capture visitor data, such as download forms. Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner can be configured to automatically submit random data or specific values to web forms during the crawl and scan stages of a security audit. By default, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner uses a generic submit rule that will submit generic […]

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IT Security Expo and Congress it-sa 2015

Everything is geared to IT security at it-sa which is to be held in Nuremberg, Germany between the 6th to 8th October 2015. Use this opportunity to exchange views with the leading IT security experts and source information on the latest products and services. Besides solutions for IT security and the top issues of cloud […]

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Password hashing and the Ashley Madison hack

The mainstream media is in a frenzy about the Ashley Madison hack, and with good reason. Aside from the shady social and moral motives that most people are criticising Avid Life Media (the site’s owners) about, the breach is a notable one in terms of what the attackers made off with. Among the stolen data […]

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Acunetix GM interviewed on Rust Report

Acunetix General Manager, Chris Martin was interviewed by Len Rust for the popular Australasian ICT news platform – Rust Report during Cebit in Sydney Australia 2015. In his interview, Mr. Martin gives a brief overview of the company, describes what sets Acunetix apart from its competitors, and talks about the company’s greatest challenges and opportunities.

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WordPress 4.3 “Billie” improves password resets

The WordPress team have just announced that the 4.3 release of the massively popular blogging and content management software has been released to the public. While there are some interesting new usability features, the WordPress team have also released a new security feature that deals with the way passwords are reset. The new and improved […]

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Business Logic Security Testing with Acunetix v10

Business logic in web applications refers to the encoding of real-world business rules that determine how data should be created, displayed, stored, and changed in a workflow-style process. Applications implementing business logic are not easy to test automatically because they are meant to be used and understood by humans, not automated software. So for example, […]

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