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.

  • Found .git directory in the last two black-box engagements I’ve done.

    Clients: If you want me to read your source, just send me a zip file
    [3 days ago]

  • RT @SonderLawliet: a god among men https://t.co/xjYSmMVCvb
    [4 days ago]
  • https://t.co/pkpIvZD7di


    Equation Group
    Shadow Brokers

    [6 days ago]

  • RT @thereaIbanksy: There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.
    [1 week 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.