How to Schedule Future and Recurrent Scans

With Acunetix, it is not only possible to start a scan instantaneously, but you can schedule a scan for a future date and time, or schedule recurrent scans which might be helpful for periodical reporting. These can be set up as follows: After adding the target and configuring the scan settings, click on Scan. Once […]

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Acunetix Web Application Vulnerability Report 2019

Acunetix compiles an annual web application vulnerability report. The purpose of this report is to provide security experts and interested parties with an analysis of data on vulnerabilities gathered over the previous year. The 2019 report contains the results and analysis of vulnerabilities, detected from the automated web and network perimeter scans run on the […]

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Visit us at RSAC 2019

This year’s RSA Conference held between 4-8 March at the Moscone Centre, San Francisco, is centered around the theme BETTER – better solutions, brainstorming better ideas; ensuring a better and safer world,¬†making security a top priority. At Acunetix we also have been working on presenting our own idea of “better” with the introduction of Acunetix […]

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A Fresh Look On Reverse Proxy Related Attacks

In recent years, several researches have been published about attacks deliberately or directly related to reverse proxies. While implementing various reverse-proxy checks on the scanner, I started analyzing implementations of reverse proxies. Initially, I wanted to analyze how both reverse proxies and web servers parse requests, find out inconsistencies in the process between them and […]

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How to Stop Old, Backup and Unreferenced Files from Leaking Sensitive Information

The very real threat of information disclosure by means of inadvertent exposure of sensitive files has been a constant source of woe for corporations and individuals alike. Despite having the potential for serious repercussions including legal ones, many webmasters, administrators and developers have struggled to contain this common issue for years. This article explores various […]

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