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    WebScarab Alternatives

    WebScarab is described as 'There is no shiny red button on WebScarab, it is a tool primarily designed to be used by people who can write code themselves, or at least have a pretty good understanding of the HTTP protocol. If that sounds like you, welcome!' and is a HTTP(S) Debugger in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WebScarab for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. Most alternatives are HTTP(S) and Web Debuggers. The best alternative is Fiddler, which is free. Other great apps like WebScarab are OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) (Free, Open Source), Charles (Paid), Shodan (Freemium) and HTTP Debugger (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 30, 2016
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    There is no shiny red button on WebScarab, it is a tool primarily designed to be used by people who can write code...
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    1. Fiddler is a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect all HTTP(S) traffic, set breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data.
    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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      Charles is an HTTP proxy / HTTP monitor / Reverse Proxy that enables a developer to view all of the HTTP and SSL / HTTPS traffic between their machine and the Internet. This includes requests, responses and the HTTP headers (which contain the cookies and caching information).
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      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. HTTP Client is a Mac OS X Leopard developer tool for debugging HTTP services by graphically creating and inspecting complex HTTP messages.
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    5. HttpFox monitors and analyzes all incoming and outgoing HTTP traffic between the browser and the web servers.

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      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.8.14.1, released in May 2014, is not compatible with Firefox, but the extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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      HttpWatch is an HTTP viewer and debugger that integrates with IE and Firefox to provide seamless HTTP and HTTPS monitoring without leaving the browser window. It's available as a free edition and a PRO version that cost money and has additional features.
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      Slowy is an OSX app which simulates custom connection's conditions and limits the network traffic. It is created for web developers that work on a local server, to test a website with a real-world connection.
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      Graphical Http Client is a utility to help you test and interact with REST-based web services. It is lightweight, easy-to-use, and has the following features:
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