Tool and Usage
|Latest release||1.5.1 |
Arachni is framework written in Ruby with focus on evaluating the security of web applications. Typical users include security professionals and system administrators.
The tooling is free and open source. Besides Linux, it also runs on macOS and Microsoft Windows.
Usage and audience
Arachni is commonly used for penetration testing, security assessment, or web application analysis. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.
- Application programming interface (API) available
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 1000 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
Arachni is known to work on Linux.
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