Intruder Alternatives

    Intruder is described as 'security monitoring platform for internet-facing systems' and is an website in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Intruder, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and SaaS. The best alternative is Burp Suite, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Intruder are OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) (Free, Open Source), Shodan (Freemium), OpenVAS (Free, Open Source) and Nessus (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 23, 2021

    1. Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications.
    2. The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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tests against web servers for multiple items, including over 6400 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 1000 servers, and version specific problems on over 270 servers.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework
    6. Probely finds vulnerabilities or security issues in web applications and provides guidance on how to fix them. Probe.ly was built having developers in mind.
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      • 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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      • Windows
      • Linux
      Find all the vulnerabilities.
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