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Acunetix Alternatives for Mac

Acunetix is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Acunetix and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Acunetix are Burp Suite, Nessus, Nikto and Websecurify.

Acunetix alternatives are mainly Vulnerability Scanners but may also be WAFs or Anti-Malware Apps. 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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    Burp Suite vs Acunetix opinions
    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. Nessus icon

    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tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.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.
  5. Websecurify icon

    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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  6. Arachni

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Arachni is an Open Source, feature-full, modular, high-performance Ruby framework aimed towards helping penetration testers and administrators evaluate the security of web applications.

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    SecApps

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    Find security vulnerabilities right from your browser. Experience the next generation security tools without the need to install any additional software.

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    skipfish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features: High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint - easily achieving 2000 requests per second with responsive targets.

    Discontinued

    Skipfish is no longer maintained.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

    at work, during scanning
  9. Tamper Data icon

    Tamper Data

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    Firefox add-on that lets you change headers and request parameters before they're sent to the server.

    Discontinued

    The extension is no longer developed since 2010 and it's not compatible with Firefox 57 and later. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

    Request modification view
  10. PatrolServer icon

    PatrolServer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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, Wordpress, Drupal and many more become outdated.

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