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All You Need To Know About Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

All You Need To Know About Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Cross-Site Request Forgery is a term you’ve properly heard in the context of web security or web hacking, but do you really know what it means? The OWASP definition is as follows: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) is an attack that forces an end user to execute unwanted actions on a web application in which they’re […]

Topic: Advertorial, Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking
Massive Acunetix Online Update Brings New Features & UI

Massive Acunetix Online Update Brings New Features & UI

So there’s been a massive Acunetix Online update that has pushed out a brand new UI plus a whole bunch of new features and capabilities, including really powerful stuff for security professionals and organisations who take their security seriously The update has focused a lot on Usability of the UI and features for infosec pros […]

Topic: Advertorial, Countermeasures, Security Software
Acunetix Manual Pen Testing Tools

Free Manual Pen-Testing Tools

Not long after releasing v11 of their scanner, Acunetix has decided to deliver free manual pen-testing tools. Previously these tools were only available to paying Acunetix customers, now anyone can use them to make their manual web application testing easier. Penetration testers can make use of an HTTP Editor to modify or craft HTTP requests […]

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Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v11 Released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v11 Released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner v11 has just been released with lots of exciting new features and tools. The biggest change is that v11 is now integrated with Vulnerability Management features to enable your organization to comprehensively manage, prioritise and control vulnerability threats – ordered by business criticality. There are other changes too including the web […]

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SQL Injection on MySQL

Securing MySQL Installation on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Today let’s talk about securing MySQL installation on Ubuntu, in this case specifically Ubuntu 16.04 LTS which was released not too long ago. So I love Ubuntu and I use it for everything, especially the LTS (Long Term Support) releases for servers. MySQL is not my best buddy, but a necessary evil many times – […]

Topic: Advertorial, Countermeasures, Database Hacking