w3af is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework. The project’s goal is to create a framework to help you secure your web applications by finding and exploiting all web application vulnerabilities.

Our framework is proudly developed using Python to be easy to use and extend, and licensed under GPLv2.0.






Our project has an interesting history which has defined our long and short term objectives and told us many important lessons. Don’t forget to follow our blog and twitter account for news, releases and feedback.

  • RT @ColsBols: hey remember when the panama papers came out and revealed that all the rich people in the world are part of enormous criminal…
    [6 hours ago]
  • @xEAxEA They got the idea from there, but the comment is in an internal REST API used at some random-non-winamp-related company.
    [21 hours ago]
  • I think I won the contest for best comment found during source code review:

    // This sucks the LLAMA’s a55.

    We can close the #internet now.
    [21 hours ago]

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The easiest way to learn about what w3af is and how you can use it to secure your web applications is to take our project tour and read our FAQ.