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 25 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 (Freemium), Nessus (Paid), Nikto (Free, Open Source) and Armitage (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 2, 2021

    1. 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
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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    2. Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications.
      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.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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    3. 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.
      • 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tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.
      Most users think Nikto is a great alternative to Acunetix.
    4. Armitage is a graphical cyber attack management tool for Metasploit that visualizes your targets, recommends exploits, and exposes the advanced capabilities of the framework.
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      • 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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    5. 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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      • 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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    6. 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

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    7. 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 and Pale Moon

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