Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 4 released

Acunetix today announced the release of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner version 4. This latest version provides a more comprehensive solution for enterprises wanting to detect exploitable website and web application vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection and Cross Site Scripting.

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner provides protection by automatically auditing the security of websites. The software crawls an entire website, launches several web attacks (SQL Injection, Cross Site Scripting, Google hacking, etc.) and identifies vulnerabilities that need to be fixed, while proposing recommendations.

Acunetix WVS: New Features

The new Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner broadens the scope of vulnerability scanning by introducing advanced and highly rigorous heuristic technologies to tackle the complexities of today’s web-based environments.

Javascript / AJAX application security scanning

Version 4 now adds the ability to check AJAX applications for security vulnerabilities. AJAX applications offer tremendous possibilities for extending the use of web applications, however they also require more stringent security checks. Acunetix WVS 4 now includes the industry’s most advanced JavaScript analyzer to help companies keep their AJAX applications secure.

Other new new features include: Command Line Support, URL Rewrites, Custom Cookies Support and Enhanced Search, Scheduling, Logging and Reporting

Acunetix provides free audit to help companies determine the security of their websites

Pricing & Availability

Acunetix WVS is available as an enterprise or as a consultant version. A perpetual license to scan 1 website can be purchased for as little as $1,495, whereas a perpetual license to scan an unlimited amount of websites costs $4,995.

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