w3af 1.0-rc3 Available For Download – Web Application Attack & Audit Framework


Our last mention of w3af was back in 2008 when the fifth BETA was released, the team have recently released a new version 1.0 – Release Candidate 3.

w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework. The project’s goal is to create a framework to find and exploit web application vulnerabilities that is easy to use and extend.

New Features

  • Enhanced GUI, including huge changes in the MITM proxy and the Fuzzy Request Editor
  • Increased speed by rewriting parts of the thread management code
  • Fixed tons of bugs
  • Reduced memory usage
  • Many plugins were rewritten using different techniques that use less HTTP requests to identify the same vulnerabilities
  • Reduced false positives

You can download w3af 1.0-rc3 here:

Windows – w3af-1.0-rc3.exe
Linux/BSD/Mac – w3af-1.0-rc3.tar.bz2

Or read more here.

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