afl (American fuzzy lop)

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Tool and Usage

American fuzzy lop, or afl, is a security-oriented fuzzer. It helps with testing software to find unexpected results within applications.

Usage and audience

afl is commonly used for application testing. Target users for this tool are developers and pentesters.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Installation

Supported operating systems

Afl is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
LicenseApache License 2.0

Project health

63
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Links

 afl project website

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