[Vega v1.0] Web Application Security Scanner

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Vega is an open source platform to test the security of web applications. Vega can help you find and validate SQL Injections, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), inadvertently disclosed sensitive information, and other vulnerabilities. It is written in Java, GUI based, and runs on Linux, OS X, and Windows.

Vega includes an automated scanner for quick tests and an intercepting proxy for tactical inspection. Vega can be extended using a powerful API in the language of the web: Javascript.
Vega was developed by Subgraph in Montreal.

Features

  • Automated Crawler and Vulnerability Scanner
  • Consistent UI
  • Website Crawler
  • Intercepting Proxy
  • SSL MITM
  • Content Analysis
  • Extensibility through a Powerful Javascript Module API
  • Customizable alerts
  • Database and Shared Data Model

Some of the features in the 1.0 release include:
  • Active proxy scanner
  • Greatly improved detections
  • Greatly improved support for authenticated scanning
  • API enhancements
  • HTTP message viewer enhancements

Modules

  • Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
  • SQL Injection
  • Directory Traversal
  • URL Injection
  • Error Detection
  • File Uploads
  • Sensitive Data Discovery



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