An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 7 BETA has been released.  This build includes the following number of improvements:

  • Improved Cross-Site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities detection scripts
  • Improved blind SQLl injection vulnerability checks to reduce false positives
  • Added a good number of new Cold Fusion security checks (including the latest directory traversal)
  • Added a number new Apache Tomcat checks
  • Improved File Upload security checks scripts

Bug Fix:

Fixed: HTTP Proxy crashing while manual browsing some particular websites

How to upgrade to build 20100818:

On starting up Acunetix WVS, a pop up window will automatically notify you that a more recent build is available for download.  To download the
latest build, navigate to General > Program Updates node in the Tools explorer, and click on Download and Install new build.

Testing Acunetix WVS Version 7 Beta:

If you are interested in testing the BETA of Version 7, and you already own an Acunetix WVS Enterprise or Consultant license with a valid maintenance agreement, contact us at

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Acunetix developers and tech agents regularly contribute to the blog. All the Acunetix developers come with years of experience in the web security sphere.