Burp Suite 2021.8 (EE) Released – New Scanning Functionality Added

Portswigger released a new version of Burp Suite 2021.8 Enterprise Edition with the Bug Fixes and added the new scanning feature and extension support.

Burp Suite, well-known by its informal name, “Pentester’s Swiss Army Knife,”  is a leading Web vulnerability scanner, was written in Java and developed by PortSwigger Web Security for penetration testers and security researchers.

The tool can be used to intercept the HTTP request from the browser, it can be used as a proxy, scanner, decoder, etc. Burp suite available for Mac, Linux, and Windows.

New Burp Suite 2021.8 (EE)

The new release of Burp Suite 2021.8 will let you install extensions, adds some Scanner compatibility and improvements.

In the Scanner compatibility, both Burp Suite Enterprise Edition and Burp Scanner are updated and independently installed.

According to the release note “If you are updating components manually and you attempt to upgrade to a version of Burp Scanner that is not compatible with your version of Enterprise Edition, the Managing updates page will now tell you that you need to update your version of Enterprise Edition before you install the new Scanner. “

In the update, Burp Suite gets extension support that allows you to use the extensions to expand and customize the scanning functionality that gives you an option to scan the specific vulnerability.

From this new version, Burb Suite collects the telemetry data that will enable us to understand the user’s usage of Burp Suite Enterprise Edition better and offer you more cost-effective options.

Bug Fixed of the following:-

  • You can now use Cyrillic characters in group names.
  • GraphQL queries no longer return incorrect null values in Issue fields.
  • We fixed several minor bugs.

The Burp Suite and this new version of Burp Suite supports all the major platforms, and here they are mentioned below:-

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac OS

Not yet tried Burp Suite? Then you are in the right place, as this new version will be the perfect choice for you, just have to browse this official page to download the Burp Suite.

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BALAJI is an Ex-Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.