Web Application: Vega Vulnerabilities Scanner

What is Vega Vulnerabilities Scanner?

Vega Vulnerabilities Scanner is a free and open source tools that will help you to scan the web application system that you wanted to test. Just like Acunetix, it also can find vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting, Remote File Inclusion, Local File Inclusion and other more vulnerabilities.

This tools was developed by a Open Source Security Company(Subgraph) in Montreal. It can be used in Linux, Mac and Windows Operating System.

For those who want to install it, can do it here

How to use it?

For the demo below, i’m using Parrot OS which Vega Vulnerabilities Scanner already been included in the OS.

When you start the Vega, you can start the scan by going to Scan column and click “Start New Scan

After clicking the “Start New Scan“, you can insert the target URL in the “Scan Target” box. You can choose either insert it normally or can choose a target scope for it.

Example is shown as below:

After that, Modules Box will appear before you and you can decide which modules to run for the test. If you want to use the default settings, you can just proceed by clicking “Next”

Authentication Box will appear before you after you click the “Next” Button. You can insert the cookies for this function to be included in the scan later on. If not, you can just proceed by clicking “Next”

Parameter Box will appear next and you can decide which parameter to be incuded for the test. If you want to use the default settings, you can just proceed by clicking “Finish”

After all the setup above have done, you can just need for the scan to be completed.

Source: Subgraph – Vega Vulnerabilities Scanner

Author: Wan Ariff

He brings with him working experience in Information Security filed which specializing in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensic. His passion is more to IT Security

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