seespee alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace seespee? During the review of seespee we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. Arachni (web application scanner)
  2. django-security (Security add-ons for Django)
  3. SQLMate (a friend of SQLMap with additional features)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to seespee.

Alternatives (by score)

74

Arachni

Introduction

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.

Project details

Arachni is written in Ruby.

Strengths and weaknesses

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

    Typical usage

    • Penetration testing
    • Security assessment
    • Web application analysis

    Arachni review

    96

    django-security

    Introduction

    Django-security is an extension for developers seeking more security measures in their Django project. The toolkit can set or activate particular settings improving security. Examples of these settings include the use of particular HTTP headers that increase the security defenses of the web application.

    Part of the toolkit is middleware to enforce password strength, set the do-not-track header, enable content security policy (CSP), enable privacy policy (P3P), limit session length, use HTTPS (HSTS), XSS protection, and more.

    Project details

    django-security is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 10 contributors
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Application security

      django-security review

      64

      SQLMate

      Introduction

      SQLMate is a tool to perform security assessments and vulnerability of web applications. It can discover admin panels of websites, which might be a way to break into a web application. It also has the option for dorking, which means it can find possible vulnerable targets to a particular attack.

      Project details

      SQLMate is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing
      • Web application analysis

      SQLMate review

      64

      w3af

      Introduction

      W3af is an open source web application attack and audit framework and helps in scanning for vulnerabilities. The tool comes with both a graphical user interface (GUI) and command line utility. Some of the project files include a copyright line of 2006. That gives a good idea on the maturity of the project, and it is one of the rare tools that is still maintained after so many years.

      Project details

      w3af is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + Tool is modular and extendable
      • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Application security
        • Application testing
        • Penetration testing
        • Vulnerability scanning
        • Web application analysis

        w3af review

        60

        Wfuzz

        Introduction

        Wfuzz is a fuzzing tool written in Python. Tools like Wfuzz are typically used to test web applications and how they handle both expected as unexpected input.

        Project details

        Wfuzz is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

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

          Typical usage

          • Application fuzzing
          • Application security
          • Application testing
          • Web application analysis

          Wfuzz review

          74

          WordPress Exploit Framework (WPXF)

          Introduction

          WordPress is still one of the most popular frameworks for websites. A variety of open source tools exist to assess the security of this content management system, and its themes and plugins.

          Project details

          WordPress Exploit Framework is written in Ruby.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 500 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available
          • - Has longer learning curve

          Typical usage

          • Penetration testing
          • Security assessment
          • Vulnerability scanning
          • Web application analysis

          WordPress Exploit Framework review

          64

          Yasuo

          Introduction

          Yasuo is a Ruby script that scans for vulnerable and exploitable third-party web applications. There are many remotely exploitable vulnerabilities for web applications and their front-end components. Yasuo helps to make it easier to scan for the weaknesses like remote code execution (RCE), SQL injections, and file inclusions.

          Project details

          Yasuo is written in Ruby.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Penetration testing
            • Vulnerability scanning
            • Web application analysis

            Yasuo review

            100

            ZAP (Zed Attack Proxy)

            Introduction

            ZAP is an intercepting proxy of web traffic. You will need to configure your browser to connect to the web application you wish to test through ZAP.

            Note: Zed Attack Proxy, or ZAP, is also known as zaproxy.

            Project details

            ZAP is written in Java.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 50 contributors
            • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
            • + Many maintainers
            • + The source code of this software is available
            • - Many reported issues are still open

            Typical usage

            • Penetration testing
            • Security assessment
            • Software testing
            • Web application analysis

            ZAP review

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