[Owasp-leaders] list of good pen testing tools

Thomas Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Fri Nov 18 08:16:03 EST 2011


Also see:  

https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Phoenix/Tools

Semper Fi,

Tom Brennan
http://www.linkedin.com/in/tombrennan
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On Nov 18, 2011, at 5:32 AM, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Tobias,
> 
> For pen testing web apps not too surprisingly I'd recommend the OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (I'm the project lead).
> For some strange reason it didnt make it onto the sectools list that Dinis mentioned, probably due to the network bias of that site.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Simon
> 
> 
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 10:03 AM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hi guys, 
> 
> sorry if this question is maybe not appropriate for this list. 
> At the moment I try to compile a list of useful pen testing tools / security scanners for a colleague at OWASP China. 
> 
> If someone of you might have a good recommendations of their favourite tools that go beyond the common nmap, Nessus, SAINT, OpenVAS or know a good source online, any help/opinion would be highly appreciated. 
> 
> There are a number of tool lists out there (e.g. I noticed that OWASP Phoenix chapter compiled a long list of tools),  unfortunately they don't give any qualifying advise on which of the tools are most useful, and which are not so useful. 
> 
> So any advise and recommendations from the pen testing community, about their top-3 to top-10 favourite tools would be great insight.
> 
> Best regards, Tobias
> (OWASP London)
>  
> 
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