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Articles, books & references

Related Projects

Projects
These projects are related to Nikto, or incorporate/use the Nikto databases in some fashion.

  • Nikto::Parser - A perl module for reading and parsing Nikto's XML output.
  • SCRT Webshag - Webshag is a multi-threaded, multi-platform web server audit tool written in Python. Webshag incorporates the Nikto scan database.
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Books

Here are some books Nikto is discussed in. In no particular order.

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Introduction to Nessus props

Harry Anderson's Introduction to Nessus drops a nice line for Nikto (and nmap & Hydra), calling them the "best applications in their class".

Hackers Break In To Enterprise Networks--A Step-By-Step Demo

How Hackers Break In To Enterprise Networks--A Step-By-Step Demo in InterNet Week. The article describes a pen-test performed by a consultant, and one of the tools used is Nikto. Originally posted: 2003-09-08

Insecure.org Top 75 Security Tools: Nikto Ranks #16

I'm proud to see Nikto has been ranked #16 in Fyodor's "Top 75 Security Tools" survey! Not only did Nikto make it towards the top of the list, but it made the front page of Slashdot.org to boot (actual article/discussion).

Assessing Internet Security Risk, Part Five: Custom Web Applications

Assessing Internet Security Risk, Part Five: Custom Web Applications Continued by Charl van der Walt makes liberal mention of Nikto as a tool to use.

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