DVLabs Top Cyber Security Risks Threat Report for 2010

TippingPoint DVLabs(part of  HP now)  Top Cyber Security Risks Threat Report for 2010


Skipfish – Google’s web application vulnerability scanner


A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features:

  • High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint – easily achieving 2000 requests per second with responsive targets.
  • Ease of use: heuristics to support a variety of quirky web frameworks and mixed-technology sites, with automatic learning capabilities, on-the-fly wordlist creation, and form autocompletion.
  • Cutting-edge security logic: high quality, low false positive, differential security checks, capable of spotting a range of subtle flaws, including blind injection vectors.

The post announing the tool:


The project page at google code:


Skipfish documentation:


The tool is written by lcamtuf, who joined google a few years ago. 🙂