What is the difference between auto-login and pre-recorded login sequence?

Most Targets that you will be scanning using Acunetix will have a restricted area which requires authentication. When configuring the Target, you can configure form-based authentication from the Target’s settings > Site Login. Here you need to choose between auto-login and pre-recorded login sequence. You should initially configure Acunetix to “Try and auto-login into the […]

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Acunetix Port Scanner

The Acunetix Port Scanner performs a port scan against the server hosting the scanned website. When open ports are found, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner will proceed with network level security checks against the network service running on that port, such as DNS Open Recursion tests, badly configured proxy server tests, weak SNMP community strings, and […]

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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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