October 2016 Netsparker Desktop Update
This post gives an overview of what is new and improved in the September 2016 update of Netsparker Desktop, the dead accurate web application security scanner.
This month's update of Netsparker Desktop web application security scanner is a major one. We have included new features, new security checks and also loads of improvements and bug fixes. Here is an overview of what is new:
- New setting to configure the scanner to also scan the websites which are linked to from the target website,
- Added a new security check for Content Security Policy (CSP) security standard,
- Added a new security check for DOM based open redirects.
We have also improved the coverage of the cross-site scripting vulnerability checks, improved the Report Policy Editor and much more! Please refer to the changelog of version 18.104.22.16881 for a detailed long list of everything that has been improved and fixed in this new version of Netsparker Desktop.
Updating Netsparker Desktop
Upon running the scanner software you will be prompted that an update is available. Please follow the instructions to download the latest version and update your installation. Should you encounter any issues or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.