Burp Suite

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Burp Suite is web application penetration testing framework written in Java


Burp Suite is a comprehensive platform for web application security testing. It provides a range of features, including a web proxy, web spider, vulnerability scanner, and manual testing tools, to help security professionals and ethical hackers test the security of web applications.



  • Burp Suite Features

    • Proxy: intercept requests

    • Repeater: modify requests

    • Intruder: bruteforce/spray endpoints

    • Decoder: decode/encorde payloads

    • Comparer: compare data

    • Sequencer: test for randomness

    • Extender: use other modules written for Burp Suite

  • Burp Proxy

    • Burp Proxy intercepts website requests so they can be utilized in Burp Suite

    • Use FoxyProxy to send browser requests to Burp Suite using the following settings (Use Proxy IP: & Port: 8080 in FoxyProxy to send request to Burp Suite)

    • For SSL use http://burp/cert, download cacert.der, add this certificate to about:preferences in FireFox or Chrome

    • Use the Burp Browser by first going to Project options -> Misc -> Embedded Browser and checking the option Allow the embedded browser to run without a sandbox

    • Right Click and select Add to Scope while in the Target Tab and add an Add rule in Proxy Options to ensure that URLs are in the target scope to help filter captured traffic

  • Jython Interpreter in Burp extender


The official Burp Suite documentation: https://portswigger.net/burp/documentation PortSwigger's blog: https://portswigger.net/blog/ The Burp Suite community: https://portswigger.net/community/ The Burp Suite support center: https://portswigger.net/support The Burp Suite YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxlIPvCvSo2QZmI1cgL9d9g The Burp Suite User Group on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4503164/ OWASP's Burp Suite page: https://owasp.org/www-project-web-security-testing-guide/v2/5-Web_Application_Penetration_Testing/02-Application_Discovery/01-Reconnaissance/03-Proxies Online courses and tutorials: Udemy, Pluralsight, and Coursera offer courses on Burp Suite and web application security.

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