What is a “Target”?

A Target is a web site, web application, server or network device that you would like to scan for security vulnerabilities using Acunetix. For licensing purposes, the following rules apply: Localhost and 127.0.0.1 consume 1 Target Domain.com and www.domain.com count as 1 Target Https and http count as 1 Target Sub-domains are different targets (e.g. […]

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How to scan for specific vulnerabilities

If you do not need to perform a full scan, you may choose from the list of Scan Types to run against a Target. Scan Types are a logical grouping of tests that test for specific classes of vulnerabilities such as SQL injection or Cross-Site Scripting tests which you can use to reduce the scope […]

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Scanning non-public web applications with Acunetix Online

The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is full of challenges — developers have strict deadlines for creating functional, scalable, maintainable and testable code. What’s more, that code needs to be secure. Acunetix Online can automatically test any Internet-facing website or web application for thousands of vulnerabilities. However, since automated security testing often needs to be […]

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Acunetix OVS updated to allow better Vulnerability Management

Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner (OVS) has been updated to provide better web and perimeter security, while providing an improved indication of the security of your assets. Through this update, Acunetix OVS users can easily identify their long forgotten assets, rest assured that their servers are being constantly checked for the latest vulnerabilities. The following is […]

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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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What is a “Free Scan Target”?

A “Free Scan Target” is a network server that can be configured in Acunetix Online and which can be scanned for network vulnerabilities. During the trial, Acunetix Online users can configure up to 3 scan targets to test Acunetix. These Scan Targets will be automatically converted to Free Scan Targets after the Acunetix Online trial […]

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