How to choose a web vulnerability scanner

A must read interview for anyone who is interested in evaluating web vulnerability scanners.  In this interview we discuss the process of choosing a web vulnerability scanner and underline several factors that should be taken into consideration in the decision-making process. Which is the best…

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Creating custom vulnerability checks for Acunetix WVS

Vulnerability checks in Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner consists of two files; *.script – The actual vulnerability check written in JavaScript.  Such scripts are stored in the <C:\ProgramData\Acunetix WVS x\Data\Scripts> directory. *.xml – This file contains all the documentation related to the vulnerability description, such as…

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New Acunetix WVS V6.5 build; better support for CAPTCHA and modern authentication mechanisms

With the release of Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 latest build; 20090728 (https://www.acunetix.com/support/build-history.htm), we announce that Acunetix WVS has better support for web applications with CAPTCHA, single sign-on and Two factor authentication mechanisms.  Thanks to the new ‘Manual Intervention’ module, IT security professionals can now save…

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VIDEO: Meeting PCI DSS requirements with Acunetix

Unlike web application firewalls, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner focuses on fixing web security problems, whether than preventing them from happening. Acunetix WVS helps in detecting cross site scripting, sql injections and other web vulnerabilities before the web application is exposed on the internet, during its…

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