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 @honest_update: Looking forward to the day when I reveal this account is just a long play for promoting a monitoring company.
    [8 mins ago]
  • RT @mshelton: when you roll your own crypto https://t.co/nRdwPhGpeG
    [2 hours ago]
  • @gaidar RoR and python have very different code styles, config, use of global “params” in #RoR is common and in python it’s considered a sin
    [4 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.