AutoNessus (autonessus)

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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languagePython
AuthorMatt Grandy
Latest releaseNo release found

Project health

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This tool is useful to time scans, for example by having it run outside of business hours, and stop when the day starts.

Note: originally another tool was named AutoNessus. That is now Seccubus.

Usage and audience

AutoNessus is commonly used for vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review and remarks

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


  • + The source code of this software is available


  • - No releases on GitHub available

Author and Maintainers

AutoNessus is under development by Matt Grandy and maintained by RedTeam Security.


Supported operating systems

AutoNessus is known to work on Linux.

AutoNessus alternatives

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