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  • OpenVAS

    The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Metasploit

    Metasploit Community Edition simplifies network discovery and vulnerability verification for specific exploits, increasing the effectiveness of vulnerability scanners...

    Free Personal Windows Linux BSD

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  • skipfish

    A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features: High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint -...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued Skipfish is no longer maintained.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

    Learn about our vulnerability management software, Nexpose. See how our vulnerability scanner prioritizes vulnerabilities and speeds up remediation.

    Commercial Windows Linux

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  • Acunetix

    Audit your website security and web applications for SQL injection, Cross site scripting and other web vulnerabilities with Acunetix Web Security Scanner. Download Free...

    Commercial Windows Web Wordpress

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  • Sucuri

    Sucuri is the de facto standard in website malware monitoring and cleanup. You get hacked, get a virus or trojan, we clean up the mess! No need to worry about malware...

    Commercial Web Wordpress

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  • IronWASP

    IronWASP (Iron Web application Advanced Security testing Platform) is an open source system for web application vulnerability testing. It is designed to be customizable...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Intruder

    Intruder is a security monitoring platform for internet-facing systems. Intruder provides an easy to use security solution which continually scans your digital...

    Commercial Web

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  • webcheck.me

    webcheck.me Free online website scanner. Checks security, seo, performance and mail problems. Provides free snapshots (full-page, hi-quality), provides a basic spell...

    Freemium Web

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  • OpenSCAP

    SCAP is a line of standards managed by NIST. It was created to provide a standardized approach to maintaining the security of enterprise systems, such as automatically...

    Free Linux

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  • cvechecker

    The goal of cvechecker is to report about possible vulnerabilities on your system, by scanning the installed software and matching the results with the CVE database....

    Free Linux

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  • WPScans.com

    For all the scans WPScans.com perform they use the latest technology in vulnerability scanners. Their custom scanning technology includes the use of WPScan, the most...

    Free Web Wordpress

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