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Re: OWASP Top 10 penetration testing software?
From: David Mirza <dma () subgraph com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:50:24 -0500

On 02/28/2012 02:35 PM, webcat wrote:
Hi, for one of my websites, I have been required to use a web application
scanner that tests against the OWASP Top Ten threats. I'm looking for a
scanner that does this that is inexpensive or free.

Possible scanners I've found for this include the OWASP Zed Attach Proxy
Project, Sonar, and w3af, but none of these explicitly tests against the
OWASP Top Ten threats (at least not that I can tell).

Does anyone know of a scanner that does test against the OWASP Top Ten
threats? Thank you!

We have written a web scanner and intercepting proxy called Vega, it's in beta. It's free and open source, you should 
check it out. It's really not possible for one magic automated tool to check for all of the Owasp Top 10 issues (#3, 
#7..). For comprehensive coverage, you will need to take a hybrid automated/manual approach.

We're working on a new release and looking for feedback, so I recommend you grab the develop branch from github (for 
now) to see some of the newest features. We'll put up a proper build soon.

Download the beta build: http://www.subgraph.com
Source: http://github.com/subgraph/Vega

Detailed write-up in February's (IN)Secure magazine:

In the case of Windows, if you (or anyone) ping me directly with your platform details I can give you a build.

David Mirza Ahmad <dma () subgraph com> | @attractr
Subgraph | @subgraph
Vega, the Open Source Web Security Platform

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