CEH Certification :- Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

“Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is an automated web application Pen-testing tool that checks web application by checking for various vulnerabilities like SQL Injection, XSS attack, HTML injection, buffer overflow etc.”

Download Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 

To Download Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Follow these steps

  • Visit – https://www.acunetix.com/vulnerability-scanner/

Web Security

  • Press Download to start acunetix downloading. (In white circle).

Web Security Training

  • Install Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner and open it , It will look like below –

Web Vulnerability


  • Click on new scan to start scanning/testing a website in acunetix.

Web Vulnerability Scanner


  • Type Website URL in web URL area –

Website URL

  • Click Next to proceed to Acunetix GUI .


  • Click Next to Finish –


  • Acunetix Starts Scanning of website.

Acunetix Starts Scanning

  • Analyse Acunetix Scanning Results –

Analyse Acunetix Scanning

As you can see in above screenshot  ,  Red circle area denotes type of vulnerability in the website  ,

Red denotes –  High Vulnerability , yellow denotes – Medium Vulnerability , Blue Denotes – Low Vulnerability , Green Denotes – Informational Vulnerability 

  • Vulnerabilities Listing in that website 

These are the listing of Vulnerabilities listed in the Website –

  • Slow HTTP Dos Attack
  • Basic Authentication over HTTP
  • Clickjacking
  • Email Address Found



As you can see in above Image, Red circle area is denoting listing of Vulnerabilities in that website.

  •  When a user clicks, on a particular vulnerability, details regarding that vulnerability.

particular vulnerability


In Details, Pentester analyses Vulnerabilities and try to penetrate it using different dos scripts/ Softwares. Ex. – Slowloris Script , LOIC , HOIC ,DosHTTP etc .

Report Generation using Acunetix –


Click on Actions -> Generate Report

Generate Report

  • Later you will get below options to save a report in different formats.

different formats

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Sunil K. Gupta – Web Security Specialist at Codec Networks, Cyber Security Researcher, Blogger and Speaker He is a Technology Enthusiast with a keen eye on the Cyberspace. Works in these Areas - ◆ Vulnerability Assessment ◆ Penetration Testing ◆ Wi-Fi Assessment ◆ Intrusion Detection ◆Risk's Identification ◆ Data Analysis ◆ Report and Briefing. #privacy

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