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  • REST API Security Testing with Acunetix
    RESTful (or simply, REST) APIs and web services are continually becoming a core part of modern web applications thanks to the simplicity, scalability and flexibility they provide. Security vulnerabilities in REST APIs expose the same risks as traditional websites and web-applications, however, some characteristics of REST APIs make it challenging for automated web security scanners […] Read More →...
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  • Visit us at it-sa 2017
    Acunetix will be exhibiting at it-sa 2017 security expo and congress for the third year running, in partnership with VOQUZ. it-sa is the only IT security exhibition in the German-speaking region and one of the most important worldwide events. The expo is being held at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre from 10 – 12 October 2017. […] Read More → The post Visit us at it-sa 2017 appeared first on Acunet...
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  • DotForce Srl to host GDPR meeting in Rome
    On 19th September 2017, DotForce Srl will be hosting GDPR meeting in Rome, aimed at the best IT Security Systems Integrators and Managed Service Providers operating in the Italian market. The Challenge It is widely recognized among privacy professionals, that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most significant privacy legislation in decades. GDPR awareness […] Re...
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  • Acunetix is exhibiting at IP Expo Europe 2017
    Come join us at Cyber Security Europe 2017 at the Excel London on the 4th and 5th October. Cyber Security Europe at IP EXPO Europe offers invaluable security insight for both IT managers and security specialists. Hear from the experts how you can build stronger defences against cyber-attacks, and recover more quickly if your systems are […] Read More → The post Acunetix is exhibiting at IP Expo Eu...
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  • DAST vs SAST: A Case for Dynamic Application Security Testing
    For anyone new to the alphabet soup of application security industry lingo, fear not, it’s easy to wrap one’s head around. DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing) is a black-box security testing methodology in which an application is tested from the outside in by examining an application in its running state and trying to attack it […] Read More → The post DAST vs SAST: A Case for Dynamic Appl...
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  • Acunetix introduce Multi-engine feature
    The Acunetix Multi-engine setup is suitable for Enterprise customers who need to scan more than 10 websites or web applications simultaneously. This can be achieved using multiple Acunetix scanning engines by installing one Main Installation and multiple Scanning Engines, all managed from a central console. An Acunetix Enterprise Multi-Engine license is required for such setups […] Read More → The...
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  • The difference between Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
    Many information security professionals are familiar with the terms ”‘vulnerability assessment” and “penetration testing” (“pentest” for short). Unfortunately, in many cases, these two terms are incorrectly used interchangeably. This post aims to clarify differences between vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, demonstrate that both are integral components of a well-rounded vulnerabili...
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  • What is Black-box Security Testing?
    Black-box security testing refers to a method of software security testing in which the security controls, defences and design of an application are tested from the outside-in, with little or no prior knowledge of the application’s internal workings. Essentially, black-box security testing takes an approach similar to that of a real attacker. Since black-box security […] Read More → The post What ...
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  • Using Client Certificates in Acunetix
    In most TLS handshakes, the client authenticates the server, therefore, the client knows that the server is who it says it is, but the server doesn’t know much about the client. In most cases, this is fine — authentication via credentials is enough in many cases, however, some web applications require that the client also […] Read More → The post Using Client Certificates in Acunetix appeared firs...
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  • How to enable Email Notifications in Acunetix On Premise
    While Acunetix provides us with a realtime dashboard and scan results, sometimes, you may simply want to be notified when an event that requires your attention occurs, for example, when a scan completes. In Acunetix On Premise, you’ll need to configure an SMTP server that will be used to deliver these notifications. Note – In […] Read More → The post How to enable Email Notifications in Acunetix O...
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  • Acunetix featured at DotForce GDPR Meeting Milan, Italy
    On 13th June 2017, Acunetix Distributors for Italy – DotForce Srl, organised a partner event at the Chamber of Commerce (Camera di Commercio) in Milan, overlooking the magnificent Duomo. Over sixty of Italy’s best IT Security System Integrators and Managed Service Providers attended the DotForce GDPR Partner Meeting to learn more about Acunetix and security […] Read More → The post Acunetix featur...
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  • Issue Tracker Integration with Acunetix
    Issue trackers such as Atlassian JIRA, GitHub and Microsoft TFS powerful and essential tools in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of almost any software project. They help development teams streamline collaboration and manage their work without getting lost in an endless stream of emails and PDF reports. It is therefore a logical next-step to […] Read More → The post Issue Tracker Integra...
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  • Out-of-band XML External Entity (OOB-XXE)
    The previous articles in this series have touched upon in-band XML External Entity (XXE), that is when an attacker can send a request with an XXE payload and get a response back from the web application containing some data. However, this is often not the case. There are many situations whereby an attacker can send […] Read More → The post Out-of-band XML External Entity (OOB-XXE) appeared first o...
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  • XML External Entity (XXE) limitations
    Part 2 in the series on XML External Entity (XXE) explores the limitations and workarounds. XML External Entity (XXE) is a very convenient vulnerability for an attacker to exploit, however, there are cases where obtaining certain files may be difficult. The following is one such example. Request Response POST http://example.com/xml HTTP/1.1
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  • Eastern Institute of Technology, NZ publishes Case Study on Web Vulnerability Scanners
    Ms. Angel Rajan and Dr. Emre Erturk from the Eastern Institute of Technology, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, recently published a paper entitled “Web Vulnerability Scanners: Case Study”. The case study analyses the benefits of using of an automated web vulnerability scanning solution like Acunetix, to do away with some of the tedious, time consuming tasks […] Read More → The post Eastern Institute of T...
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  • Help Net Security reviews Acunetix v11
      Help Net Security, an independent site, focused on information security, reviewed Acunetix v.11. This was not the first time the team behind Help Net Security analysed Acunetix, the first time being back in 2009. Since the review of v.6.5, the product has come a very long way, Berislav Kucan, Director of Operations at HNS […] Read More → The post Help Net Security reviews Acunetix v11 appeared f...
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  • All work and no play makes Acunetix a dull team
    So off we went to enjoy the rural side of Maltese life! Donning our Acunetix Malta Legend Vets Rugby Shirts, we headed off to the SW Coast of the island to a picturesque hidden little bay named Ghar Lapsi. Stunning rock formations and crystal clear waters, plenty of beer and good food to boot … […] Read More → The post All work and no play makes Acunetix a dull team appeared first on Acunetix.
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  • Why you need a web vulnerability scanner
    As many as 70% of websites have vulnerabilities which hackers can exploit to access private backend data such as customer details and financial information. Unless web security is a continuous effort, your organization could become the target of malicious attacks. Acunetix is a powerful platform for identifying flaws in the security of your web applications. It actively crawls thousands of pages ...
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  • What's New in Acunetix v11
    Acunetix v11 focuses on closing the remediation gap faster, with less friction and more insight. Acunetix v11 features an all new web interface together with advanced Vulnerability Management, Prioritization, Issue Tracker integration and Multi-user, Multi-role features geared towards making automated web security testing easier and more effective.
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  • Acunetix v11 Quick-start Guide
    This short guide covers how to launch a scan, analyze the scan results and create a report. For further information and help, please visit https://www.acunetix.com/support
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  • Is Your Website Hackable?
    With data breaches constantly occupying news headlines, it might make you wonder - is your website hackable? More importantly, what can you do about it?
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  • What's New in Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v10
    Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v10 focused on testing a broader range of technologies, more rigorously and accurately. Acunetix WVS v10 features a re-engineered Login Sequence Recorder, over 1200 new WordPress plugin vulnerability checks, increased support for Java frameworks and Ruby on Rails applications, external third-party tools support, increased support for SOAP/WSDL and SOAP/WCF web ...
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  • Acunetix WVS v10 Quick Start Guide
    This short guide covers how to launch a scan, analyze the scan results and create a report. For further information and help, please visit https://www.acunetix.com/support
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  • The email that hacks you
    Opening a legitimate looking email which includes an image on an iPhone, iPad or Mac while using an Asus router with a default or guessable password can compromise the security of your internal network. We conducted tests on two Asus routers; Asus RT-N16 and Asus RT-N56U and the attack was successful. It is possible that other routers could be affected, also those not manufactured by Asus. You c...
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  • What is Cross-site Scripting (XSS)
    In this video tutorial I demonstrate what an XSS attack (Cross-site scripting attack) is to show you how a hacker can use XSS vulnerabilities to hack into your website. I start the video by explaining the mechanisms of cross site scripting, and I proceed to demonstrate a number of pranks you can play on unsuspecting users. I also demonstrate how cookies can be stolen to hijack sessions and I take ...

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