10 Best Web Application Scan Tools

10 Best Web Application Scan Tools
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10 Best Web Application Scan Tools

They are some tools to scan the web application in order to discover security holes in web applications, whether they are for regular sites or companies, and they have become widely used in recent years by those interested in the field of information security and testing the penetration web applications, and reports indicated that the last few years have been finding serious holes on the sites of large companies for Using these tools that we will talk about in the article.

Web application scanning tools

1- The Netsparker Program :
The Netsparker program is considered one of the most important tools used in the Web Application Security Scanner process, as it helps those interested in testing the penetration of web applications to detect security vulnerabilities, in addition to allowing you to exploit the existing vulnerabilities through the Integrated Exploitation Engine feature.

Web application scanning tools

2 – Burp Suite:
Burp Suite program is based on the Java programming language of programs and tools used frequently to detect security vulnerabilities web applications, and the program inside contains a variety of tools designed to facilitate the process of examining web applications, the program is available on a limited free version and a paid version worth $ 299.

3- Nikto2:
The open source Nikto tool is among the most important tools used to scan web applications, so this tool scans web servers for security vulnerabilities and also checks software that works on these programs if this software is expired and there are newer versions of it, in addition to It scans more than 6500 dangerous CGI files that can be found on web servers and other things useful in penetration testing of servers and web applications Previous articleCheck servers and web applications by Nikto tool.

4- W3af Tool:
The W3af tool is one of the flexible and most powerful tools for examining web applications. The ease of use makes the tool gain a wide and strong reputation among those interested in testing and hacking web applications. The tool contains many programs that help you check and protect web applications from serious vulnerabilities.

5- Arachni Vulnerability Scanner:

The Arachni program is one of the tools used also in the process of testing penetration of web applications and discovering web vulnerabilities, it was programmed by Ruby programming language. The program has the advantage that it works through the command line and also works directly from the browser and is compatible with different operating platforms.

6 – OWASP WebScarab:

The OWASP WebScarab tool is one of the tools used and available free of charge for those interested in the field of information security and testing the penetration of web applications, this tool helps those who want to learn to test the penetration of web applications in a simple way and help them to detect security holes in web applications

7 – VEGA SCANNER:
The VEGA SCANNER tool is one of the most important open source tools that scan web applications and extract software vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection – Cross-Site Scripting (XSS). This tool works on several systems and is free, powerful and easy to use.

8- skipfish:
The skipfish tool is one of the most important survey tools dedicated to hacking web applications. This simple tool works through the recursive crawl process and uses sitemap results to reach a vulnerability in web applications and test their hacking.

9– Acunetix Tool:
The Acunetix tool is among the most important tools currently used and frequently used by those who are interested in the field of information security and testing the penetration of web applications. And determine the nature of the security vulnerabilities reports.

10 – IBM Security AppScan:
The AppScan tool is one of the tools used in the process of examining web applications and discovering security vulnerabilities and protecting websites. This tool also identifies the weaknesses of web applications after a program development stage, which is used by many who are interested in the field of information security and penetration testing and protection of web applications.

 

The field of information security and testing of penetration of web applications is not limited to these tools only, but also includes many tools that we have not explained, we have just touched on some of the famous and widely used tools.

 

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I'm a Computer Engineer Information Technology fields, specially in Info-sec field. Also, i'm freelance instructor in Ethical Hacking, Secure Web Development, Penetration Testing and Security Awareness. I have the following certificates : CEH, CHFI, ECSA, LPT Master, & ISO 27001 LI.

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