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Project details
Programming languagePython
AuthorSandro Gauci, Wendel G. Henrique
Latest release0.9.5 []

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Usage and audience

wafw00f is commonly used for application fingerprinting, information gathering, penetration testing, reconnaissance, or security assessment. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

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

Author and Maintainers

Wafw00f is under development by Sandro Gauci, Wendel G. Henrique.


Supported operating systems

Wafw00f is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use wafw00f.

  • BeautifulSoup4
  • pluginbase

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This tool is categorized as a application fingerprinting tool and WAF detection tool.