Nikto Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Nikto for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Nikto and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Nikto are w3af (Free, Open Source), Websecurify (Paid), wapiti (Free, Open Source) and Arachni (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 15, 2019

    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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework


    2. 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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    3. Wapiti allows you to audit the security of your web applications. Wapiti is a command line tool.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Arachni is an Open Source, feature-full, modular, high-performance Ruby framework aimed towards helping penetration testers and administrators evaluate the security of web applications.
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    4. 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      Skipfish is no longer maintained.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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