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Jun 29 - Owasp .Net Project in now hosted at
Comming full circle, the Owasp .Net Project (lead by Dinis Cruz) is now hosted here at the website. The objective is to consolidate all Owasp projects in one location, and to benefit from cross projects linkage. All information that was hosted at the previous wiki has now been ported and in the comming weeks, more will be added.
Jun 26 - OWASP PHP Top 5 Released
OWASP is pleased to announce the immediate availability of OWASP PHP Top 5. The OWASP Top 5 is an education piece which provides up to date advice to PHP developers, hosters, and other PHP users. The Top 5 is produced by the OWASP PHP Project.
Jun 23 - New version of WebScarab released
The new version has a new logo, several new features, and some bugfixes. There are better capabilities for authentication and certificates, dropping conversations, and searching results. There are plugin enhancements to the spider, session id analyzer, and fuzzer. There's also a new extension for forced browsing to obvious extensions.

Jun 21 - OWASP WebScarab Ranked 35th on's Top 100 Security Tools

Nmap's Fyodor asked users from the nmap-hackers mailing list to share their favorite tools, and 3,243 people responded. This allowed him to expand the list to 100 tools, and even subdivide them into categories. Anyone in the security field would be well advised to go over the list and investigate tools they are unfamiliar with. Respondents were allowed to list open source or commercial tools on any platform.
Jun 20 - Professional pen testers rely on OWASP
This new book is organized around the OWASP Top Ten, and goes into detail about WebScarab and WebGoat. "OWASP's WebScarab is rock solid and a must-have for any serious Web app pen tester"
Jun 8 - New OWASP CAL9000 Project Unveiled
Chris Loomis has created an interesting JavaScript driven web application testing tool that allows manual requests, RSnake powered XSS verification, and many other utilities.
Jun 6 - OWASP Java Project
Stephen de Vries and Rohyt Belani have taken on the OWASP Java project and will be building the project roadmap shortly.
Jun 3 - How to test session identifier strength with WebScarab
New article shows you how to use one of the advanced features of WebScarab!
Jun 1 - OWASP selected in top 100 security websites
OWASP has been selected as one of the top 100 security websites. Thanks to everyone who's helped us along the way!
May 26 - OWASP WebGoat 4.0 released
Lots of new features, including multi-stage hands-on coding labs for access control, SQL injection, and cross site scripting.
May 25 - OWASP CLASP project launched
Thanks to Secure Software for donating the CLASP materials to bootstrap our secure lifecycle efforts.
May 23 - OWASP 2.0 released
OWASP is moving to the MediaWiki platform to encourage greater collaboration. We're in the process of moving over all the old content. You can still view the previous website.