How to configure a Free Scan Target in Acunetix Online

Acunetix Online users can configure Free Scan Targets which can be scanned for network vulnerabilities. These can be easily added to your Acunetix Online account. Login to Acunetix Online from https://online.acunetix.com From Scan Targets, select Add Scan Target Configure the new scan target If you are a customer, select “Free Scan Target (Network Scans Only)” […]

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The What, Why and How of Wassenaar

If you work in the realm of cyber security and monitor its goings-on then you will probably have come across this hashtag lately; #wassenaar. Here we’re going to explain what’s happening, what exactly it means and how it might affect you. Wassenaar is the name of the town in the Netherlands where, in 1996, 41 […]

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In the headlines: mSpy, Friend Finder and more

mSpy surveillance service hacked In a somewhat ironic turn of events, mSpy, a provider of software allowing people to track others such as their children or spouses, has admitted to suffering a data breach. The news emerged through the Krebs on Security blog by security expert Brian Krebs, who was anonymously directed to the data […]

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Telstra reveals Pacnet succumbs to SQLi attack

Telstra, Australia’s largest telephone operating company, revealed yesterday that its internal corporate network Pacnet had been compromised via an SQL Injection attack. So far it is not yet known what exactly was taken from the network, but it is clear that the perpetrators had complete access to the corporate network, including email and admin systems. […]

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Genericons DOM-based XSS Vulnerability

Hundreds of WordPress themes and plugins that make use of the Genericons package, could be vulnerable to a DOM-based XSS vulnerability affecting millions of WordPress installations. Genericons are versatile vector icons embedded in a webfont from Automattic (the creators of WordPress). The vulnerability resides in the examples.html file included in the Genericons package by default. […]

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