Tag Archive | "web vulnerability scanner"


14 September 2011 | 9,185 views

WAVSEP – Web Application Vulnerability Scanner Evaluation Project

The author of WAVSEP (Shay Chen) e-mailed quite some time back about this project, but I have to say I honestly didn’t have time to look at it back then. It popped back up on my radar again when it was mentioned by the author of – Arachni v0.3 – his tool did extremely well [...]

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23 February 2011 | 14,578 views

Acunetix WVS (Web Vulnerability Scanner) 7 Review – Engine & Scanning Improvements

We wrote our first review of Acunetix WVS 6 back in January 2009 and published an update about the release of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) 6.5 in June 2009. The team over at Acunetix have been working hard on version 7 for quite some time and released a new build with added features earlier [...]

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05 February 2010 | 8,805 views

SecuBat – Modular Web Vulnerability Scanner

As the popularity of the web increases and web applications become tools of everyday use, the role of web security has been gaining importance as well. The last years have shown a significant increase in the number of web-based attacks. For example, there has been extensive press coverage of recent security incidences involving the loss [...]

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19 June 2009 | 11,216 views

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) 6.5 Released

You may remember a while back we did a Review of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 6 – the very full featured web vulnerability scanning software. Well the latest version has been released recently with some updates, bug fixes and improvements on the web application security front. I’m hoping to try out the AcuSensor on a [...]

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28 January 2009 | 15,769 views

Independent Web Vulnerability Scanner Comparison – Acunetix WVS, IBM Rational AppScan & HP WebInspect

I saw a relevant paper published today by an individual that claims the comparison was ordered by a penetration testing company (a company which remains unnamed). The vendors were not contacted during or after the evaluation. Testing Procedure The author tested 13 web applications (some of them containing a lot of vulnerabilities), 3 demo applications [...]

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20 January 2009 | 14,842 views

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 6 Review

As you might know if you’ve been reading for some time, I do occasionally review commercial software if it’s interesting and relevant – the last one I remember doing was back in 2007 “Outpost Security Suite PRO Review“. This time it’s for a much more relevant piece of software IMHO, and one which I actually [...]

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