ProxyStrike – Active Web Application Proxy

Outsmart Malicious Hackers

ProxyStrike is an active Web Application Proxy, is a tool designed to find vulnerabilities while browsing an application. It was created because the problems faced in the pentests of web applications that depends heavily on Javascript, not many web scanners did it good in this stage, so ProxyStrike was born.

Right now it has available SQL injection and XSS modules. Both modules are designed to catch as many vulnerabilities as they can, it’s that why the SQL Injection module is a Python port of the great “SQLibf“.

The process is very simple, ProxyStrike runs like a passive proxy listening in port 8008 by default, so you have to browse the desired web site setting your browser to use ProxyStrike as a proxy, and ProxyStrike will analyze all the paremeters in background mode. For the user is a passive proxy because you won’t see any different in the behaviour of the application, but in the background is very active.


  • HTTP request/response history
  • Request parameter stats
  • Request parameter values stats
  • Request URL parameter signing and header field signing
  • Use of an alternate proxy (tor for example)
  • SQL attacks
  • XSS attacks
  • Export results to HTML or XML
  • Console version (python -c / proxystrike.exe -c)

You can download ProxyStrike here:

ProxyStrike v1.0 (Windows) (26/03/2008)
ProxyStrike v1.0 (Linux/OSX) (26/03/2008)

Or read more here.

Posted in: Hacking Tools, Network Hacking, Web Hacking

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6 Responses to ProxyStrike – Active Web Application Proxy

  1. Raf April 5, 2008 at 1:55 am #

    That’s another great tool. Be careful though, the recent legislation in the UK could make distributing this tool ILLEGAL! That’s just scarry – reference here:

  2. mumble April 6, 2008 at 1:44 pm #

    That was already covered here in great detail. Essentially the community here has decided that not only is this an awful piece of legislation, it’s effectively unenforceable.

    This tool looks decent, but I haven’t dug into it enough to tell whether it has any functionality that webscarab doesn’t.

  3. Bogwitch April 7, 2008 at 11:48 am #

    Amendments to the Computer Misuse Act to allow prosecutions under s3A were due to come in in April this year. Does anyone have any exact date or further information about this?

  4. fever April 8, 2008 at 6:33 pm #

    you might as well make computers themselves illegal. the only way to stop “misuse” is to eliminate “use” altogether.

  5. Laramies April 9, 2008 at 10:15 am #

    The difference with other proxies is that ProxyStrike has a better SQL Injection and XSS engines for the attacks, it detects more vulnerabilities than the others. Hope it helps :)

  6. gtanuel April 24, 2008 at 5:27 am #

    Looks like a good app although I’m not too successful to see how it helps “the problems faced in the pentests of web applications that depends heavily on _Javascript_”, e.g. compared to WebScarab + Proxmon.