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I need to check web security and vulnerability in my web application. Whatever free vulnerability scanners application or vulnerability scan online site's are available?

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It can be difficult to know which web app scanner is good, but there is a nearly famous researcher who came up with a way to benchmark various tools:

SecToolAddict

His findings point to:

  • Arachni
  • IronWASP
  • Wapiti
  • W3AF

As high-quality open source scanners.

PLEASE NOTE that no automated scanner can find everything and manual verification and testing also needs to be performed. Automated scanners are good for the "low-hanging fruit" but not for certifying that a site is 'safe'.

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