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Web Testing Using Active and Passive Scanners

July 1, 2011


Website creation has become so simple that just anyone can do it. This doesn’t mean that everyone can do it well. There are so many frameworks and tools available to make dynamic sites easy to put up quickly. The author of this article shows how to scan systems using both an active and a passive Web proxy. He also explains the differences between active and passive scanning and points out the reasons why doing regular site scanning can’t be overvalued.

By Ric Messier

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