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This extension adds a custom payload type to the Intruder tool, to help test for bypasses of Web Application Firewalls (WAFs).


  • In the "What the WAF" tab, configure details of the target application, and the payload lists you would like to use.
  • In Intruder, select the "Extension generated" payload type, and choose the "What the WAF" payload generator.
  • Launch the Intruder attack in the normal way.

More help is available within the "Readme" tab in the "What the WAF" tab.

Author Sina Hatef
Version 1.4 (beta)
Last updated 02 October 2014

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