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: If you would have 100k / year to spend on one or two security products, what would you buy?
    [4 months ago]
  • RT @AndresRiancho: This guy found the definitive solution for hard-coded credentials in source code.

    A must watch for everyone in #appsec.…
    [4 months ago]

  • @marcosnils @liqueed_org @acyment @berariel Same
    [8 months ago]
  • RT @everConfusedGuy: Cloud providers: we added another 9 to our service level uptime guarantee.
    IBM: We are committing to a whopping 95% u…

    [8 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.