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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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closed as off topic by Lucas Kauffman, schroeder, Rory Alsop Dec 28 '12 at 15:53

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2 Please refer to the FaQ. – Lucas Kauffman Dec 28 '12 at 14:04
Requests for lists do not fare well on this forum. That said, I provided an answer... – schroeder Dec 28 '12 at 15:27

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:


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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