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: Preparate para el @ekoparty #ekodating!

    En @wildlifestudios estamos contratando para nuestros equipos de application y…
    [2 months ago]

  • RT @ET: Cyber Security Expert Community is more supportive than Machine Learning Community
    @mikko @adammein @psiinon @…

    [2 months ago]
  • RT @sdbcraig: These Reuters photos of a strip club in Oregon operating as a drive through takeaway service confirm that we have reached the…
    [2 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.