The General Features of Web Application Scanners

The current information is based on the results of the *2011/2012/2014/2016* benchmarks (excpet for entries marked as updated or new )

Last updated: 18/09/2016
Sorted in a descending order according to the scanner's name.
Hint: hover over the marks and titles to get additional information on the various features.
Glossary
Unified List   Commercial Scanners   Free / Open Source Scanners


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LogoVulnerability ScannerGUIConfigUsageStabilityPerformanceReportScanLogPauseSession
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Acunetix WVSVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableFast
2
Acunetix WVS Free EditionVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
3
aidSQLSimpleComplexUnstableFast
4
AmmoniteVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
5
AndiparosVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
6
AppSpiderVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
7
arachniSimpleVery SimpleStableFast
8
Burp Suite ProfessionalVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableVery Fast
9
crawlfishSimpleSimpleUnstableFast
10
Damn Small SQLi Scanner (DSSS)Very SimpleVery SimpleStableVery Fast
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LogoVulnerability ScannerGUIConfigUsageStabilityPerformanceReportScanLogPauseSession
11
GamjaVery SimpleSimpleVery StableFast
12
GrabberComplexComplexStableSlow
13
Grendel ScanSimpleSimpleStableSlow
14
IBM AppScanSimpleSimpleVery StableFast
15
IronWASPVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
16
iScanVery SimpleSimpleUnstableFast
17
JSky (Commercial Edition)Very SimpleSimpleStableFast
18
JSky Free EditionSimpleSimpleStableFast
19
LoverBoyVery SimpleComplexFragileSlow
20
Mini MySqlat0rSimpleSimpleVery StableVery Fast
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LogoVulnerability ScannerGUIConfigUsageStabilityPerformanceReportScanLogPauseSession
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NetsparkerVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableFast
22
Netsparker CloudVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableFast
23
Netsparker Community EditionVery SimpleVery SimpleStableVery Fast
24
N-StalkerVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableVery Fast
25
N-Stalker 2009 Free EditionVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
26
N-Stalker 2012 Free EditionVery SimpleVery SimpleUnstableFast
27
OedipusSimpleComplexStableFast
28
openAcunetixSimpleSimpleStableFast
29
Paros ProxyVery SimpleVery SimpleUnstableSlow
30
ParosProSimpleSimpleStableFast
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LogoVulnerability ScannerGUIConfigUsageStabilityPerformanceReportScanLogPauseSession
31
PowerFuzzerVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
32
PriamosVery SimpleSimpleStableSlow
33
ProxyStrikeVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableVery Fast
34
QualysGuard WASSimpleSimpleVery StableVery Fast
35
safe3wvs (limited free edition)Very SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
36
Sandcat Free EditionComplexSimpleUnstableFast
37
ScrawlrVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
38
ScreamingCSSSimpleSimpleStableFast
39
SecubatSimpleSimpleUnstableFast
40
SkipFishSimpleSimpleStableVery Fast
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LogoVulnerability ScannerGUIConfigUsageStabilityPerformanceReportScanLogPauseSession
41
SQID (SQL Injection Digger)SimpleSimpleStableFast
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SQLiXComplexVery ComplexFragileFast
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sqlmapComplexSimpleStableSlow
44
Syhunt DynamicSimpleSimpleStableFast
45
Syhunt Mini (Sandcat Mini)SimpleSimpleStableSlow
46
Tinfoil SecurityVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableFast
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Uber Web Security ScannerSimpleSimpleUnstableSlow
48
VegaVery SimpleVery SimpleStableVery Fast
49
VulnDetectorComplexSimpleStableFast
50
W3AFComplexComplexUnstableFast
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LogoVulnerability ScannerGUIConfigUsageStabilityPerformanceReportScanLogPauseSession
51
WapitiComplexComplexFragileFast
52
WATOBOVery SimpleVery SimpleUnstableFast
53
Web Injection Scanner (WIS)Very SimpleSimpleUnstableFast
54
WebCruiser Enterprise EditionVery SimpleVery SimpleStableVery Fast
55
WebCruiser Free EditionVery SimpleSimpleStableFast
56
WebInspectVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
57
WebScarabVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
58
WebSecurify (Opensource Version)Very SimpleVery SimpleVery StableFast
59
WSToolComplexComplexUnstableFast
60
XcobraSimpleSimpleStableFast
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LogoVulnerability ScannerGUIConfigUsageStabilityPerformanceReportScanLogPauseSession
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XSSerVery SimpleSimpleStableFast
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XSSploitVery SimpleVery SimpleStableFast
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XSSSSimpleComplexFragileFast
64
ZAPVery SimpleVery SimpleVery StableFast


Statistics
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GUIReportScanLogPause
Scanners:49423428



Glossary
AliasGeneral FeatureDescriptionReferences
GUIGUIThe Graphical User Interface of the Software1
ConfigurationConfigurationThe Type Of Configuration Method1
UsabilityUsabilityEase of Use and User Experience1, 2
StabilityStabilityHow Stable is the Software1
PerformancePerformanceHow Fast is The Testing Process (Relative)1



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