Arachni Alternatives

    Arachni is described as 'Open Source, feature-full, modular, high-performance Ruby framework aimed towards helping penetration testers and administrators evaluate the security of web applications' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Arachni for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Arachni are Shodan (Freemium), Nikto (Free, Open Source), w3af (Free, Open Source) and Acunetix (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 14, 2020

    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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    2. Shodan is a search engine that lets you find specific computers (routers, servers, etc.) using a variety of filters. Some have also described it as a public port scan directory or a search engine of banners.
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      one is a scanning tool, the other is a search engine. do your research.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      • 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tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Wordpress
      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!
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    3. 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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    4. Wapiti allows you to audit the security of your web applications. Wapiti is a command line tool.
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    5. Put yourself in the shoes of a hacker! Without technical expertise, launch an audit to detect security flaws on your website or web application. Online website vulnerability scanner. No installation required. ISO & RGPD compliant. How to avoid hackers?
    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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      This tool allows you to view general information about a websites HTTP header, websites DNS records, websites SSL certificates and a bunch of open TCP ports as well ASN whois information.
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