Nikto2: An In-Depth Exploration of a Powerful Web Server Scanner


Published on Nov 11, 2023   —   2 min read

In today's digital landscape, where web applications form the backbone of numerous businesses and services, ensuring their security is paramount. A tool that stands out in this domain is Nikto2, an open-source web server scanner designed to identify vulnerabilities and potential threats in web applications. This blog post will delve into the intricacies of Nikto2, outlining its features, capabilities, and significance in web security.

Introduction to Nikto2

Nikto2, developed in Perl, is a sophisticated tool for scanning web servers and identifying vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious entities. It's a critical component in the arsenal of cybersecurity professionals, including bug bounty hunters and ethical hackers, for its efficiency in detecting potential security breaches​​.

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