Netsparker Alternatives and Similar Software

Netsparker is a web application security scanner with a unique, proof-based scanning method to eliminate false positives. It's a powerful and valuable feature bundled in a sleek desktop app for Windows.

Some might prefer or require a web-based solution with API integration to tie into an existing workflow. Web-based services are typically commercial, like Netsparker. Many open-source alternatives exist for those wanting to peek into the code to see how everything works.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/29/2018 9:22:00 AM

Alternatives to Netsparker for all platforms with any license

  • Burp Suite

    Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications. Its various tools work seamlessly together to support the entire testing process, from initial mapping and analysis of an application's attack surface, through to finding and exploiting security vulnerabilities.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • w3af

    w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework

    Free Open Source 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 Edition!

    Commercial Windows Web Wordpress

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  • Probely

    Probely finds vulnerabilities or security issues in web applications and provides guidance on how to fix them. was built having developers in mind. Despite its sleek and intuitive web interface, Probely follows an API-First development approach, providing all features through an API. Get Secure! The free plan scans for vulnerabilities related to SSL/TLS, Cookie Flags and Security Headers. Probely will also notify you when your certificates are about to expire.

    • Super talented team with more than 20 years experience in Infosec, great developer-centric product. Guest • Jan 2019 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Web

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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 - easily achieving 2000 requests per second with responsive targets. Ease of use: heuristics to support a variety of quirky web frameworks and mixed-technology sites, with automatic learning capabilities, on-the-fly wordlist creation, and form autocompletion.

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      Skipfish is no longer maintained.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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Websecurify

    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.

    • Websecurify has minimal configurability and displays numerous false negative results. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • HTTPCS Security

    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? Test your website, use HTTPCS online scan. Try it for free for 14 days!

    Commercial $ $ $ Web

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  • Intruder

    Intruder is a proactive security monitoring platform for internet-facing systems. Cyber threats are ever-changing and require dedicated oversight. Existing services are inadequate, overly complex to configure and operate, and the jargon produced is often confusing, requiring specialist interpretation. Intruder provides a simple cloud based security solution which continually scans your digital assets, highlighting vulnerabilities and outlining remediation advice in the simplest terms.

    Commercial Web

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