[Vega v1.0 Build 108] Web Security Scanner

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Vega is a free and open source scanner and testing platform to test the security of web applications. Vega can help you find and validate SQL Injection, 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. The Vega scanner finds XSS (cross-site scripting), SQL injection, and other vulnerabilities. Vega can be extended using a powerful API in the language of the web: Javascript.


  • Automated Crawler and Vulnerability Scanner
  • Consistent UI
  • Website Crawler
  • Intercepting Proxy
  • 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


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

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