How to do it...

To execute a vulnerability scan of a target system using OWASP-ZAP, we will perform the following tasks:

  1. From the Kali Linux Applications menu, navigate to Applications | 03 - Web Application Analysis | owasp-zip to launch the application.
  1. Once prompted for the type of session persistence, select persistence based on the current timestamp:
Selecting session persistence
  1. In the upper left, change the scan type from Safe Mode to ATTACK Mode:
Changing OWASP-ZAP script mode
  1. Once you have done this, we will enter the IP address ...

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