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The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications. It is designed to be used by people with a wide range of security experience and as such is ideal for developers and functional testers who a new to penetration testing. ZAP provides automated scanners as well as a set of tools that allow you to find security vulnerabilities manually.

Features

  • Intercepting proxy
  • Automated scanner
  • Passive scanner
  • Spider

Next Release

The next release of OWASP ZAP, planned for later this year, is expected to include:

  • OWASP rebranding
  • Improvements to the passive and active automated scanners
  • Improvements the Spider
  • The addition a basic port scanner
  • The ability to brute force files and directories (using components from DirBuster)

ZAP is actually a fork from Paros Proxy.

Cross Platform – ZAP_1.0.0b_installation.tar.gz
Windows Installer – ZAP_1.0.0_installer.exe

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DEFCON 17 Press Page Updated!

Head on over to the DEFCON Press Page and check out the news from this year’s show! You can also find the press listed on the DEFCON 17 Archives Page!