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Re: Opinions of automated testers
From: Joey Peloquin <joeyp () cotse net>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 08:53:43 -0500

Benny Tsai wrote:
Another option is setting up WebGoat as a pen-test playground:

http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_WebGoat_Project

-Benny
Webgoat is absolutely terrible for evaluating automated scanners.  It's
intended as a training tool, not an evaluation platform (for now, at least).
 If you rely on it alone, you won't be happy with any scanner on the market.

Other than SPI and Cenzic's test sites, I'd take the advice of our other
peers that have recommended the Hacme* line of test apps.  If you're savvy,
you could also try to get your own running with the OWASP SiteGenerator
[http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Owasp_SiteGenerator].

Good luck!
 -jp

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