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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, Nikto, w3af and Acunetix.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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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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  2. Shodan icon

    Shodan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    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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  3. Nikto icon

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tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.

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  4. w3af icon

    w3af

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework.

    Main screen with OSWASP_TOP10 testing profile selected.
  5. Acunetix icon

    Acunetix

    • 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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  6. 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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  7. HTTPCS Security icon

    HTTPCS Security

    • Online

    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?

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  8. Criminal IP icon

    Criminal IP

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Criminal IP protects IT assets and businesses by analyzing all years of cyber threats and prediciting exploits. Criminal IP provides real-time intelligence to enhance cybersecurity competencies in all aspects.

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  9. wapiti icon

    wapiti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Wapiti allows you to audit the security of your web applications. Wapiti is a command line tool.

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  10. skipfish icon

    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
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