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Press Releases from Acunetix Ltd (5 total)

New WebsiteDefender Service Guards Your Website Against Malware and Hackers

Acunetix Launches New Online Service that Scans Your Website for Malware, Vulnerabilities and Provides Automated Backup & Restore London, UK, June 5 2012 – Acunetix, a pioneer in web security and the developer of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, today announced the release of WebsiteDefender – an online security monitoring service which helps you secure your websites or blogs against malware and hacker activity. Cybercrime and web malware is on the

For the fourth time in a row, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Voted Windowsec …

February 23, 2011 – Leading Windows Security resource site, WindowSecurity.com, announced today that Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner was selected the winner in the Web Application Security category of the WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards. “Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, WindowSecurity.com manager. “WindowSecurity.com users are specialists in their field

Acunetix Publishes PCI Compliance Guide

The paper aims to help companies meet impending PCI requirements London, UK – May 30, 2007 – Businesses that rely on payment by credit cards are required to comply with the PCI security standards by September 2007. Non compliance could result in loss of merchant account, severe fines and lawsuits. In view of these new regulations, Acunetix has published a PCI Compliance Guide to help companies understand the concept behind the

Cross-Site Scripting ranks first in top security risks

Acunetix calls for regular website auditing to guard against attackers’ new preferred flaw London, UK – 19 September, 2006 – In recent years, buffer overflows topped the list as the most popular vulnerability used by hackers to compromise websites. However, the latest report from Mitre Corp., a US government funded research organization, clearly indicates that hackers are moving away from acts of vandalism to the more lucrative exploits of data theft.

Hackers Steal 19,000 Personal Customer Details from AT&T Online Store

Acunetix calls for regular website auditing to guard against the loss of personal sensitive data through web vulnerabilities London, UK – 06 September, 2006 – Last weekend, hackers pilfered the personal data of nearly 19,000 DSL equipment customers through a vulnerability in AT&T’s online store. The affected site was shut down within hours of the attack being launched. In a statement, AT&T attributed the motive of the attack to a criminal