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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languagePython
Latest release3.14.3 []

Project health

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Why this tool?

Faraday helps teams to collaborate when working on penetration tests or vulnerability management. It stores related security information in one place, which can be easily tracked and tested by other colleagues.

Usage and audience

Faraday is commonly used for collaboration, penetration testing, security assessment, or vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.


  • Customization and additions are possible
  • Web interface

Tool review and remarks

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


  • + Commercial support available
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Supporting company

This project is maintained by InfoByte


Supported operating systems

Faraday is known to work on Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.


Several dependencies are required to use Faraday.

  • argparse
  • colorama
  • couchdbkit
  • Flask
  • IPy
  • mockito
  • requests
  • restkit
  • tornado
  • whoosh

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a security collaboration tool and security reporting tool.