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 @AndresRiancho: This is a great resource for anyone looking to create an in house SOC or outsource to an MSSP

    [3 weeks ago]

  • RT @AndresRiancho: Even when an algorithm consistently beats human judgment, people prefer to go with their gut

    [4 weeks ago]

  • RT @AndresRiancho: I’m trying to find some technical details on what happen with the Twitch hack and data leak, but I’m unable to find anyt…
    [2 months ago]
  • RT @fwdcloudsec: Today is the big day! The start of fwd:cloudsec is in a few hours. 🎉
    Live stream links and schedule are at: https://t.co/…

    [3 months 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.