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Acunetix Alternatives

Acunetix is described as 'Audit your website security and web applications for SQL injection, Cross site scripting and other web vulnerabilities with Acunetix Web Security Scanner. Download Free Edition!' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Acunetix for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Wordpress. The best alternative is OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Acunetix are Burp Suite, Probely, OpenVAS and Nessus.

Acunetix alternatives are mainly Vulnerability Scanners but may also be WAFs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Acunetix.
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  1. OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) icon

    OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications.

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    OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) vs Acunetix opinions
    Almost everyone thinks OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is a great alternative to Acunetix.

    OWASP ZAP is more of a web application pentesting tool but acunetix is a networking scanning tools

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  2. Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications.

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    Some users think Burp Suite is a great alternative to Acunetix, some don't.

    Burp Suite is for forced browsing whereas acunetix is finding vulnerabilities.

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  3. Probely is a top-tier cloud-based DAST Scanner designed for DevOps, empowering Security and Development teams to work together to secure their web applications and APIs.

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    Probely vs Acunetix opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Probely is a great alternative to Acunetix.
    nunoloureiro

    Full API, very intuitive interface, reports what matters

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    cntzero

    Very complete API, good support, and low false positive rates.

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    Very easy to use, no useless results. API

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    OpenVAS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    Nessus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone

    The Nessus vulnerability scanner is the world-leader in active scanners, featuring high-speed discovery, configuration auditing, asset profiling, sensitive data discovery and vulnerability analysis of your security posture.

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    Nikto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Nikto is an Open Source (GPL) web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.

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    Most users think Nikto is a great alternative to Acunetix.
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    w3af

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework.

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  8. HostedScan Security icon

    HostedScan Security

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    HostedScan provides 24x7 alerts and detection for security vulnerabilities. Industry-standard, open-source, vulnerability scans. Automated alerts when something changes.

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    Wordfence

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    Wordfence includes an endpoint firewall and malware scanner that were built from the ground up to protect WordPress. Our Threat Defense Feed arms Wordfence with the newest firewall rules, malware signatures and malicious IP addresses it needs to keep your website safe.

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    Websecurify

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Websecurify is a powerful web application security testing environment designed from the ground up to provide the best combination of automatic and manual vulnerability testing technologies.

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