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  • Metasploit icon

    Metasploit

    Metasploit Community Edition simplifies network discovery and vulnerability verification for specific exploits, increasing the effectiveness of vulnerability scanners...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

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    skipfish

    A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features: High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint -...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued Skipfish is no longer maintained. Last version, 2.10 beta, released in December 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive
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    OpenVAS

    The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and...

    Open Source Linux

  • Intruder icon

    Intruder

    Intruder is a security monitoring platform for internet-facing systems. Intruder provides an easy to use security solution which continually scans your digital...

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    IronWASP

    IronWASP (Iron Web application Advanced Security testing Platform) is an open source system for web application vulnerability testing. It is designed to be customizable...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    OpenSCAP

    SCAP is a line of standards managed by NIST. It was created to provide a standardized approach to maintaining the security of enterprise systems, such as automatically...

    Free Linux

  • Yang icon

    Yang

    Yang is yet another Nikto GUI; Software for analyzing and securing your servers. Yang establish diagnostics on : - HTTP and SSL elements. - Flaws in your server...

    Commercial Mac

  • Network Hotfix Scanner icon

    Network Hotfix Scanner

    Network Hotfix Scanner is a free advanced hotfix check utility that scans network computers for missing hotfixes and patches, and helps you download and install them....

    Free Windows

  • PatrolServer icon

    PatrolServer

    Check realtime and continuously for outdated web software on your server. Delivered by mail and an easy to use dashboard and get notified if PHP, Apache, cPanel...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • cvechecker

    The goal of cvechecker is to report about possible vulnerabilities on your system, by scanning the installed software and matching the results with the CVE database....

    Free Linux

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    Nexpose

    Learn about our vulnerability management software, Nexpose. See how our vulnerability scanner prioritizes vulnerabilities and speeds up remediation.

    Commercial Windows Linux

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