OWASP Zed Attack Proxy Project v1.1.0

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.

Some of ZAP’s features:

Some of ZAP’s characteristics:

  • Easy to install (just requires java 1.6)
  • Ease of use a priority
  • Comprehensive help pages
  • Under active development
  • Open source
  • Free (no paid for ‘Pro’ version)
  • Cross platform
  • Involvement actively encouraged

ZAP is a fork of the well regarded Paros Proxy.

The current version of ZAP is 1.1.0 and it can be downloaded from the Google Code page.

NJ Ouchn

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