Tag Archive | "security-scanner"


13 May 2014 | 1,700 views

Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner 9.5 Released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) is an automated web application security testing tool that audits your web applications by checking for exploitable hacking vulnerabilities. Automated scans may be supplemented and cross-checked with the variety of manual tools to allow for comprehensive web site and web application penetration testing. This week the latest version was released, [...]

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22 August 2011 | 12,604 views

Arachni v0.3 Released – Web Application Security Scanner Framework

It’s been a while since we last mentioned Arachni, it was back in February – Arachni v0.2.2.1 – Web Application Security Scanner Framework. For those who are not aware, Arachni is a fully automated system which tries to enforce the fire and forget principle. As soon as a scan is started it will not bother [...]

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17 February 2011 | 14,091 views

Arachni v0.2.2.1 – Web Application Security Scanner Framework

Arachni is a feature-full, modular, high-performance Ruby framework aimed towards helping penetration testers and administrators evaluate the security of web applications. Arachni is smart, it trains itself by learning from the HTTP responses it receives during the audit process. Unlike other scanners, Arachni takes into account the dynamic nature of web applications and can detect [...]

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05 November 2007 | 3,349 views

GFI End of Year Offer – Up to 50% Off

Just a quick note as I know many of you guys are in corporate security positions and might be looking for some of the solutions GFI offers. They are having a Q4 promotion with up to 50% off on some of their products/services. GFI MailEssentials – 25% GFI MailEssentials & GFI MailSecurity Suite – 25% [...]

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09 October 2007 | 2,728 views

SSA Version 1.5.2 – OVAL Vulnerability Assessment Software

SSA (Security System Analyzer) is free non-intrusive OVAL-Compatible software. It provides security testers, auditors with an advanced overview of the security policy level applied. Features : OVAL-compatible product SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) Perform a deep inventory audit on installed softwares and applications Scan and map vulnerabilities using non-intrusive techniques based on schemas Detect and [...]

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26 April 2007 | 3,710 views

SSA 1.5.1 Released – Security System Analyzer an OVAL Based Scanner

A new version of SSA (Security System Analyzer) has been released – version 1.5.1. SSA is a scanner based on OVAL, the command line tool provided by MITRE is not very easy to use so the guys at Security Database decided to write a GUI to make it simple to use and understand and then [...]

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04 April 2007 | 5,001 views

SSA 1.5.1 – Security System Analyzer an OVAL Based Scanner

Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is an international, information security, community standard to promote open and publicly available security content, and to standardize the transfer of this information across the entire spectrum of security tools and services. OVAL includes a language used to encode system details, and an assortment of content repositories held throughout [...]

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14 November 2006 | 22,620 views

Installing Nessus on Debian-based OSs like Ubuntu

With this simple tutorial I will explain how to install Nessus client (nessus) and Nessus Daemon (nessusd) and properly register it, so you don’t end up with the limitations of a non-registered version of the vulnerability scanner. Installing: I personally use apt-, however, you may choose any other package manager. apt-get install nessus nessusd -y [...]

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