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 @nicowaisman: Four-Year-Old Critical Linux Wi-Fi Bug Allows System Compromise

    [3 days ago]
  • RT @AndresRiancho: Are there any public DNS server logs?

    Extra cookie points for logs larger than 5GB. Next research is starting… https:…
    [3 days ago]

  • @attritionorg @Adobe Or maybe there are no security updates and everything is safe now?
    [7 days ago]

Film strip

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.